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Indian Summer - Poem by Henry Van Dyke

A soft veil dims the tender skies,
And half conceals from pensive eyes
The bronzing tokens of the fall;
A calmness broods upon the hills,
And summer's parting dream distills
A charm of silence over all.

The stacks of corn, in brown array,
Stand waiting through the placid day,
Like tattered wigwams on the plain;
The tribes that find a shelter there
Are phantom peoples, forms of air,
And ghosts of vanished joy and pain.

At evening when the crimson crest
Of sunset passes down the West,
I hear the whispering host returning;
On far-off fields, by elm and oak,
I see the lights, I smell the smoke,--
The Camp-fires of the Past are burning.


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  • Gold Star - 316,882 Points Edward Kofi Louis (5/30/2016 10:13:00 AM)

    A charm of silence! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 316,882 Points Edward Kofi Louis (5/30/2016 10:13:00 AM)

    A charm os silence! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Summer

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  2. 2. Before Summer Rain , Rainer Maria Rilke
  3. 3. Summer , Alexander Pope
  4. 4. In The Summer , Nizar Qabbani
  5. 5. Written On A Summer Evening , John Keats
  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. Between The Dusk Of A Summer Night , William Ernest Henley
  15. 15. I Know I Am But Summer To Your Heart , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  16. 16. Bed In Summer , Robert Louis Stevenson
  17. 17. A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, G.. , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  18. 18. Summer Stars , Carl Sandburg
  19. 19. Seasonal Cycle - Chapter 01 - Summer , Kalidasa
  20. 20. Skeletons Of Summer , Ernestine Northover
  21. 21. Farm Boy After Summer , Robert Francis
  22. 22. I See The Boys Of Summer , Dylan Thomas
  23. 23. Summer Shower , Emily Dickinson
  24. 24. Summer Wind , William Cullen Bryant
  25. 25. Summer Dawn , Spike Milligan
  26. 26. Rain In Summer , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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  29. 29. Indian Summer , Henry Van Dyke
  30. 30. A Night-Rain In Summer , James Henry Leigh Hunt
  31. 31. Summer Holiday , Robinson Jeffers
  32. 32. Summer Night, Riverside , Sara Teasdale
  33. 33. Tis The Last Rose Of Summer , Thomas Moore
  34. 34. Summer Morn In New Hampshire , Claude McKay
  35. 35. As Sleigh Bells Seem In Summer , Emily Dickinson
  36. 36. Once Upon A Summer Day , Joseph T. Renaldi
  37. 37. Indian Summer , Sara Teasdale
  38. 38. Summer In The Mountains , Li Po
  39. 39. 'Tis Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
  40. 40. Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
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  42. 42. Visiting A Dead Man On A Summer Day , Marge Piercy
  43. 43. Summer Song , George Barker
  44. 44. Summer Evening , John Clare
  45. 45. Early Summer Rain , Yosa Buson
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  47. 47. A Summer Morning , Robert Fuller Murray
  48. 48. Summer In The Country , Charles Simic
  49. 49. Summer , Amy Lowell
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