holding summer

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The most beautiful moments always seemed to accelerate and slip beyond one’s grasp just when you want to hold onto them for as long as possible.
― E.A. Bucchianeri

morning has broken

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mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning

~Eleanor Farjeon

on this, the last day of August

one of those days

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This was one of those perfect New England days in late summer where the spirit of autumn takes a first stealing flight, like a spy, through the ripening country-side, and, with feigned sympathy for those who droop with August heat, puts her cool cloak of bracing air about leaf and flower and human shoulders.

~Sarah Orne Jewett

last breath

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the sunbather

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