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August

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August

I need not a fine calendar
To identify the present month
With all its entire splendor
Will not be found on a twelvemonth.
If one lives in tune with nature
There are always some clues at hand
Like a hound on a fox’s spoor
Indications he understands.
A rivers edge recedes and slows
The pear trees host the birds and bees;
Catnip begins to decompose
And acorns fall from large oak trees.
Countless hints a man can trust
The four above claim its August.

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  1. Date: 8/28/2010 4:01:00 PM
    How very nice a write! Thank you for sharing the signs of August. Caroline.

  1. Date: 8/28/2010 7:39:00 AM
    Great rhyme in this one...Yes, certain items of nature happen on schedule to tells us of the time of year...Keep the creative pen flowing..Sara

  1. Date: 8/28/2010 6:43:00 AM
    great observations and so true!! Well done!! Do you hunt?