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Farm Boy After Summer - Poem by Robert Francis

A seated statue of himself he seems.
A bronze slowness becomes him. Patently
The page he contemplates he doesn't see.

The lesson, the long lesson, has been summer.
His mind holds summer, as his skin holds sun.
For once the homework, all of it, was done.

What were the crops, where were the fiery fields
Where for so many days so many hours
The sun assaulted him with glittering showers.

Expect a certain absence in his presence.
Expect all winter long a summer scholar,
For scarcely all its snows can cool that color.


Comments about Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis

  • Gold Star - 71,827 Points Ratnakar Mandlik (3/12/2017 11:25:00 PM)

    A summer scholar and his story, enjoyed reading it. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 46,595 Points Anil Kumar Panda (3/12/2017 12:28:00 PM)

    It is hard work during summer and 'A bronze slowness becomes him. Patently
    The page he contemplates he doesn't see.' is what most of us go through at that time. Very nice. Enjoyed. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 16,747 Points Indira Renganathan (3/12/2017 5:55:00 AM)

    A summer poem beautifully presented..
    What were the crops, where were the fiery fields
    Where for so many days so many hours
    The sun assaulted him with glittering showers....very realistic (Report) Reply

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Poems About Summer

  1. 1. Summer Sun , Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. 2. Before Summer Rain , Rainer Maria Rilke
  3. 3. In The Summer , Nizar Qabbani
  4. 4. Written On A Summer Evening , John Keats
  5. 5. Summer , Alexander Pope
  6. 6. Summer In The South , Paul Laurence Dunbar
  7. 7. The Summer Rain , Henry David Thoreau
  8. 8. Summer , John Clare
  9. 9. A Summer Afternoon , James Whitcomb Riley
  10. 10. Indian Summer , Dorothy Parker
  11. 11. A Summer Day , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  12. 12. To Summer , William Blake
  13. 13. Exhortation: Summer 1919 , Claude McKay
  14. 14. Summer Stars , Carl Sandburg
  15. 15. I Know I Am But Summer To Your Heart , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  16. 16. A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, G.. , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  17. 17. I See The Boys Of Summer , Dylan Thomas
  18. 18. Bed In Summer , Robert Louis Stevenson
  19. 19. Skeletons Of Summer , Ernestine Northover
  20. 20. Farm Boy After Summer , Robert Francis
  21. 21. Between The Dusk Of A Summer Night , William Ernest Henley
  22. 22. Summer Wind , William Cullen Bryant
  23. 23. Summer Shower , Emily Dickinson
  24. 24. Summer Dawn , Spike Milligan
  25. 25. Seasonal Cycle - Chapter 01 - Summer , Kalidasa
  26. 26. Rain In Summer , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  27. 27. Tis The Last Rose Of Summer , Thomas Moore
  28. 28. Indian Summer , Henry Van Dyke
  29. 29. A Night-Rain In Summer , James Henry Leigh Hunt
  30. 30. Summer Holiday , Robinson Jeffers
  31. 31. Portrait Number Five: Against A New York.. , Jack Gilbert
  32. 32. An Indian Summer Day On The Prairie , Vachel Lindsay
  33. 33. Summer Night, Riverside , Sara Teasdale
  34. 34. Summer Morn In New Hampshire , Claude McKay
  35. 35. As Sleigh Bells Seem In Summer , Emily Dickinson
  36. 36. Summer In The Mountains , Li Po
  37. 37. Once Upon A Summer Day , Joseph T. Renaldi
  38. 38. Indian Summer , Sara Teasdale
  39. 39. Summer In The Country , Charles Simic
  40. 40. It Can'T Be "Summer"! , Emily Dickinson
  41. 41. Visiting A Dead Man On A Summer Day , Marge Piercy
  42. 42. Summer Evening , John Clare
  43. 43. Summer For Thee, Grant I May Be , Emily Dickinson
  44. 44. Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
  45. 45. A Summer Morning , Robert Fuller Murray
  46. 46. Further In Summer Than The Birds , Emily Dickinson
  47. 47. Summer Images , John Clare
  48. 48. On The Idle Hill Of Summer , Alfred Edward Housman
  49. 49. Summer Song , George Barker
  50. 50. St. Martin's Summer , Robert Louis Stevenson
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