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Summer's lease
hath all too short a date.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

passage (psj) noun
1. A movement from one place to another.
The process of time elapsing.
The process of passing from one condition or stage to another; transition.
2. A journey.
3. The right to travel as a passenger.
4. The right, permission, or power to come and go freely.
5. A path, channel, or duct through, over, or along which something may pass.
  A corridor.
6.  An occurrence or event.
Something, such as an exchange of words or blows, that occurs between two persons.
August (gest) noun
The eighth month of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere the height of summer, with four more months to complete the year.
august (-gst) adjective
1. Inspiring awe or admiration; majestic: the august presence of the monarch
2.  Venerable for reasons of age or high rank.
summer (smer) noun
1. The usually warmest season of the year, occurring between spring fall and winter in the Northern Hemisphere
2. A period of fruition, fulfillment, happiness, or beauty.
3. symbolizing maturity: the summer of one's life


a Passage
through August

Four Swifts With Landscape sketches - Van Gogh (1887)

an illustrated poetry anthology
Rachel Berry
Pris Campbell
Linda Delayen
Heather Long
Raechelle Yballe

Jonathan Bohrn
Alexandra Ekkelenkamp
Anne Fraser
Renee Carter Hall
4th Edition - 2004
edited by Jonathan Bohrn

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