Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

Canada
Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
Canada
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A Canadian Summer Evening

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The rose-tints have faded from out of the West,
From the Mountain’s high peak, from the river’s broad breast.
And, silently shadowing valley and rill,
The twilight steals noiselessly over the hill.
Behold, in the blue depths of ether afar,
Now softly emerging each glittering star;
While, later, the moon, placid, solemn and bright,
Floods earth with her tremulous, silvery light.

Hush! list to the Whip-poor-will’s soft plaintive notes,
As up from the valley the lonely sound floats,
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Fabrizio Frosini 24 January 2016
'' See, rising from out of that copse, dark and damp, The fire-flies, each bearing a flickering lamp! '' ..far memories of the magic fire-flies, as seen by a child's eyes.. :)
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