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Poetry Friday: October

I decided to go with a serious poem on this Friday: October by Bill Berkson. It’s a really lovely poem that captures this time of the year. Enjoy!

Bill Berkson

It’s odd to have a separate month. It
escapes the year, it is not only cold, it is warm
and loving like a death grip on a willing knee. The
Indians have a name for it, they call it:
“Summer!” The tepees shake in the blast like roosters
at dawn. Everything is special to them,
the colorful ones.
The rest of the poem is at the Poetry Foundation website.

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