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Robert Francis - Farm Boy After Summer

A seated statue of himself he seems.
A bronze slowness becomes him. Patently
The page he contemplates he doesn't see. 

The lesson, the long lesson, has been summer.
His mind holds summer, as his skin holds sun.
For once the homework, all of it, was done. 

What were the crops, where were the fiery fields
Where for so many days so many hours
The sun assaulted him with glittering showers. 

Expect a certain absence in his presence.
Expect all winter long a summer scholar,
For scarcely all its snows can cool that color. 

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Poet: Robert Francis
Poem: Farm Boy After Summer
Poem of the Day: Sep 9 2009

Comment 201 of 201, added on June 30th, 2015 at 10:56 AM.

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Comment 200 of 201, added on June 8th, 2015 at 6:47 PM.

tnIm3E Looking forward to reading more. Great blog post.Really thank you! Much obliged.

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Comment 199 of 201, added on December 17th, 2014 at 10:12 AM.

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