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Edgar Albert Guest Poem
June
 by Edgar Albert Guest

June is here, the month of roses, month of brides and month of bees,
Weaving garlands for our lassies, whispering love songs in the trees,
Painting scenes of gorgeous splendor, canvases no man could brush,
Changing scenes from early morning till the sunset's crimson flush.

June is here, the month of blossoms, month of roses white and red,
Wet with dew and perfume-laden, nodding wheresoe'er we tread;
Come the bees to gather honey, all the lazy afternoon;
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Births on this day in history

  • 10/16/1957 - Priidu Beier - Estonian poet and educator
  • 10/16/1956 - Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah - Bangladeshi poet
  • 10/16/1945 - Paul Monette - American author and poet (d. 1995)
  • 10/16/1900 - Primo Conti - Italian painter and poet (d. 1988)

Deaths on this day in history

  • 10/16/1962 - Gaston Bachelard - French poet and philosopher (b. 1884)
  • 10/16/1937 - Jean de Brunhoff - French poet and playwright (b. 1899)
  • 10/16/1909 - Jakub Bart-Ćišinski - German poet and playwright (b. 1856)
  • 10/16/1774 - Robert Fergusson - Scottish poet (b. 1750)
  • 10/16/1628 - François de Malherbe - French poet and critic (b. 1555)