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Stanley Kunitz - The Snakes of September

All summer I heard them 
rustling in the shrubbery, 
outracing me from tier 
to tier in my garden...

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Poet: Stanley Kunitz
Poem: The Snakes of September
Poem of the Day: Apr 10 2008

Comment 2 of 2, added on February 7th, 2006 at 6:21 PM.

This is a wonderful poem which combines imagery,rhythm,and musical flavor into an extraordinary piece of art.

boris from Tanzania
Comment 1 of 2, added on November 23rd, 2005 at 7:58 PM.

something ordinary: a garden, snakes, a gardener
something mythical: a garden, snakes, the Creator
a poem that bridges the two ideas together without shame.

amy from United States

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