O for a summer noon, when light and breeze…☻

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The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain,
the sound of wind in a primeval wood,
and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
~Henry Beston

Summer 2015

O for a summer noon,
when light and breeze
Sport on the grass,
like ripples o’er a lake
Alive with freshness!
when the full round Sun,
With the Creator’s smile upon his face,
Walks like a prince of glory through the path
Of Heaven!—Thou vast,
and ever-glorious sky,
Mantling the earth with thy majestic robe…
~Robert Montgomery,
“Beautiful Influences,”

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