In Celebration of Summer…

 

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Here is William Blake’s poem, To Summer, in honor of the longest day of the year:

O Thou who passest thro’ our vallies in
Thy strength, curb thy fierce steeds, allay the heat
That flames from their large nostrils! thou, O Summer,
Oft pitched’st here thy golden tent, and oft
Beneath our oaks hast slept, while we beheld
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