A Lotus Grows in Brooklyn

Summer Wisdom
August 31, 2009, 9:11 am
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yellow_lotus_bud_7878_10x10_7ad0120i4ggsocsoo8k0swwgo_1wzhh81v5lwk08o4cssg8wk0c_th“This was one of those perfect New England days in late summer where the spirit of autumn takes a first stealing flight, like a spy, through the ripening country-side, and, with feigned sympathy for those who droop with August heat, puts her cool cloak of bracing air about leaf and flower and human shoulders.”

—Sarah Orne Jewett


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