“The Saturday poem: Summer for an Instant
by George Orwell (published in the Adelphi Magazine, May 1933)
Summer-like for an instant the autumn sun bursts out,
And the light through the turning elms is green and clear,
It slants down the path and the ragged marigolds glow
Fiery again, last flames of the dying year.
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