Summary Of May Satron's Summer Music

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Reading May Satron’s “Summer Music” has me wishing that instead of sitting in my hot apartment all day doing homework, I want to be sitting a giant green grass covered hill with a light breeze blowing the scent of summer flower through the air and the horizon looking endless and flowers everywhere. Satron writes using a word choice that makes the poem come to life and transports me from my little brown couch in Old Town, to a field in the middle of nowhere. Turning off all the noise in my room, I can begin to hear the “soft applause” and the “yellow that crashes Loud cymbals in the ear,” cementing the image even more into my mind. Satron ends the poem with, “goes golden-buttercup-wild” which is phrase that adds motion and energy to the poem, almost as…show more content…
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