Saturday, August 15, 2015

Temperate Divinities

The temperate divinities that mildly undergird the world
as middle-August slowly whiles and whirls its way to Autumn
soon induce a softer vehicle of change. Sometimes you’ll
hear them hum a range of alto harmonies to ease the season’s

passage out of heat: a sweeter beat, a glide – if it’s allowed
by clouds that don’t take as their wild bride a hurricane – toward
the promise of a habitable pause, the prospect of a journey’s
gentle end. And for that moment, every sorrow will suspend.


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