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Mid-September: Mid-September brought a dreadful sight: Errant breezes tugging at the leaves
Posted by Douglas, Sep 9. 478 views. ID = 7284

Mid-September

Posted by Douglas, Sep 9. 478 views. ID = 7284
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Mid-September brought a dreadful sight:
Errant breezes tugging at the leaves,
Sparing most, yet stealing some away
(Still green and drinking sap from tender twigs)
To toss and spin and come at last to rest,
Too early fallen on the summer grass -
A bitter hint of why we say, "this mortal life."

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