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A Calendar Of Sonnets: August

Rating: 2.9

Silence again. The glorious symphony
Hath need of pause and interval of peace.
Some subtle signal bids all sweet sounds cease,
Save hum of insects' aimless industry.
Pathetic summer seeks by blazonry
Of color to conceal her swift decrease.
Weak subterfuge! Each mocking day doth fleece
A blossom, and lay bare her poverty.
Poor middle-aged summer! Vain this show!
Whole fields of Golden-Rod cannot offset

One meadow with a single violet;
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Susan Williams 02 April 2016

I enjoyed this poem so much more than the one on April- - this one demands an emotional response along with an aesthetic response to its sheer beauty

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Ratnakar Mandlik 02 April 2016

Beautiful poem narrating the manifestations of nature during the month of august. Thanks for sharing it here.

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