Thursday, June 19, 2008

Summer Solstice

Stonehenge ~ Summer Solstice
Summer Solstice occurs in the northern hemisphere
at 4:59 pm Pacific Daylight Time today, June 20

Crop Circle ~ photo: Steve Alexander

Consulting Summer's Clock
by Emily Dickinson

Consulting summer's clock,
But half the hours remain.
I ascertain it with a shock --
I shall not look again.
The second half of joy
Is shorter than the first.
The truth I do not dare to know
I muffle with a jest.