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Quote, July 28, 2011 - Summer in the South

Posted by ejmoore510 7 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 27, 11 at 16:16

The Oriole sings in the greening grove
As if he were half-way waiting,
The rosebuds peep from their hoods of green,
Timid, and hesitating.
The rain comes down in a torrent sweep
And the nights smell warm and pinety,
The garden thrives, but the tender shoots
Are yellow-green and tiny.
Then a flash of sun on a waiting hill,
Streams laugh that erst were quiet,
The sky smiles down with a dazzling blue
And the woods run mad with riot.

Summer in the South by Paul Laurence Dunbar


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RE: Quote, July 28, 2011 - Summer in the South

Good words to start the day.


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RE: Quote, July 28, 2011 - Summer in the South

Beautiful and accurate. Stunning images. Thanks.


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