August, the Harvest Month

Of this time, the Roman Boethius writes: “The world with steady trust,Changes in regular seasons.Seeds that struggle out of earthKeep to pre-determined bounds.Daily the golden SunLeads with his chariot the rosy dawn,And nightly the evening starLeads out the Moon to rule the sky.The greedy surging seaIs kept to certain limitsLest our uncertain worldBe swamped withinContinue reading “August, the Harvest Month”