Tagged: summer’s end

october is not

october is not
at all shy, walks into the
garden, as if he

owns the week – in the corner,
september sadly retreats
.
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the end of

the end of
september pretends
to know
something about
loss, sits down
at the piano
and struggles
with the blues
.
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summer’s end hangs on

summer’s end hangs on
to the coattails of autumn,
dragging with it such

insufferable heat, causing
insomnia in its wake
.
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even in childhood,

even in childhood,
we never found the bridge that
connected summer

to fall – perhaps someone did
and rightly boarded it up
.
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two scoops of ice cream,

two scoops of ice cream,
and two more of marshmallowed
memories – the stuff

reserved for summer’s end, a
delayed gratification
.
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we can’t imagine

we can’t imagine
what autumn will bring this year,
and we count ourselves

lucky to be still standing,
ready to walk across that bridge
.
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nine days before the

nine days before the
end of summer, we cast our lines
out once more and wait
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: cast

at summer’s end, let’s

at summer’s end, let’s
take a spin around the block once
again, soak it in
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: soak

one day to repair

one day to repair
ties with the American
worker, three-hundred
and-sixty-four days to cut
wages, worsen working
conditions, weaken
bargaining power
here’s to summer’s
end and ushering
the kids back to school,
biding time for
a difference
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: power

the end of summer