The Guardian Publishes the Saturday Poem: Summer for an Instant

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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For the full text follow this link to the Guardian website.

George Orwell: The Complete Poems, compiled by Dione Venables, is available from The book can be ordered from Waterstones, Amazon or any other wholesalers.


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