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Poem by Alexander Lawrence Posey


Midsummer


I SEE the millet combing gold
  From summer sun,
In hussar caps, all day;
&nbs; And brown quails run
Far down the dusty way,
  Fly up and whistle from the wold;

Sweet delusions on the mountains,
  Of hounds in chase,
    Beguiling every care 
  Of life apace,
    Though only fevered air 
That trembles, and dies in mounting.



                      Alexander Lawrence Posey


Alexander Lawrence Posey's other poems:
  1. On Viewing the Skull and Bones of a Wolf
  2. Nightfall
  3. Song of the Oktahutchee
  4. My Fancy
  5. Mother and Baby


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • John Trowbridge Midsummer ("Around this lovely valley rise")

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