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Summer's lease
hath all too short a date

William Shakespeare


A caravan ends its journey upon the water's edge
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Contemplating August contains the online poetry chapbooks of Jonathan Bohrn.  New issues are published at least annually.

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contemplating (kntem-plting) verb, transitive
1. To look at attentively and thoughtfully.
2. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder
3. To have in mind as an intention or possibility

August (gest) noun
The eighth month of the year, the height of summer with four more months to complete the year.

august (-gst) adjective
1.  Inspiring awe or admiration; majestic: the august presence of the monarch
2.  Venerable for reasons of age or high rank.

summer (smer) noun
1. The usually warmest season of the year, occurring between spring fall and winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
2. A period of fruition, fulfillment, happiness, or beauty, symbolizing maturity: the summer of one's life

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