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Below is the poem entitled SUMMER DAYS recited which was written by poet Brian Strand. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Watch a swallow swoop 
and pass  above an old meadow,
lush with grass. Speckled starlings 
sing with delight over flying ants
in nuptial flight. Buckthorn in a dense
hedge screen. Ceanothus ,shaded green
scents to mingle in summer heat
Clouds of teasels spiral tall 
'midst dancing grasses against a wall 
wandering wasps picnicing un-checked
onto  perfumed petals,paperwhite
first intoxicate,then delight,
high above Cauliflower clouds,nimbus
topped weep a shower of warm tear-drops.
buttercup yellow
kissing cowslips
dandelion,poppy and daisy,
corn marigold
cow parsley and clover,
a willow that weeps
and meadow-sweet,
deep in a forgotten pasture.

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  1. Date: 6/22/2013 12:20:00 PM
    Pleasing spoken word, Brian! Jimbo

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 8:44:00 AM
    A it, as usual with your work. BG