Resolute September clings to linen trousers as It anticipates wool cardigans
It prepares us, September does, for the transition from summer into fall
Its brilliant blue sky abandons playgrounds and accompanies scholars of all ages to school
Its chilled mornings shut down swimming pools and invite brisk hikes, leisure walks, drier runs

It reminds us, September does, to make a big deal out of the last of summer
Rise with the sun
Linger in the twilight
Await the dark and the dots of stars
Salute the moonrise

It suggests, September does, to bid summer a fond

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