Howard Nemerov

(29 February 1920 – 5 July 1991 / New York City, New York)

Threshold - Poem by Howard Nemerov

When in still air and still in summertime
A leaf has had enough of this, it seems
To make up its mind to go; fine as a sage
Its drifting in detachment down the road.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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