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By Roseann Zimmerman

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs


August 29, 2019

"The lazy, languid August days

Foretell the misty autumn haze

Which soon the summer sky will glaze.

The locusts call both day and night;

The ants are storing all in sight

As birds prepare for southward flight.

I cannot bring myself to stir

Because on these days I prefer

To drift along and dream awhile

And bask in summer's final smile."

Mrs. Garnet Alley Hampton calls the month of August lazy and languid wherein she cannot stir, preferring to drift along and dream awhile. Although I'm not drifting and dreaming, I do enjoy to bask in summer's final smile. I derive enjoyment from August even...

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