It's been one whole week since I began life as a Austin-dweller. So far, I have been really hot, gone swimming every day, spent lots of nap-time looking for a preschool, eaten out (way too much), and have seen my bestie Jamie (and her almost 2-week old!) twice. Tomorrow, I have a real-live new friend date that I'm pumped about. The days are getting shorter; school is approaching. And I always feel a little emotional when summer begins to close shop. So, in honor of my 1 week milestone, and my love for summertime nostalgia, I'll let my favorite Jane Kenyon use her words. She always says exactly what I'm feeling:
By Jane Kenyon 1947–1995
Jane Kenyon, “Three Songs at the End of Summer” from Collected Poems. Copyright © 2005 by the Estate of Jane Kenyon.
Source: Poetry (September 1988).