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Chapbook:

Figure. Circles stacked.
August is the eight of months.
Caesar bred these days for himself;
The highest days of thirty-one
Placed within his own form’ed year.
Julius stamped his face upon our days,
Now his garland-faire is ever there.

Brothers come in four, brothers come
Winter, spring and summer more.
Brother spills from coffee pot.
Brother shakes and bakes a lot.
Brother stamped as sire wrought,
Stamped his face on Caesar’s plot.

© rl busséll 2018 – All rights reserved.

For the ‘exalted’ son. May your days be as exalted and your name.

Photo by Ángel Fernández Alonso on Unsplash

4 comments on “August

  1. Wendy says:

    8thmonthe8day8lbs8ozs. Always in one word form! What a great tribute!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Jonathan says:

      (That is to say, I like it)

      Like

      1. rlbussell says:

        Thanks!

        Like

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