The pen stops in mid-air, then swoops to bar
A canceled sunset...

an allusion to:

While barréd clouds bloom the soft-dying day, 
And touch the stubble plains with rosy hue; 

from Keats' To Autumn; the season now so pleasantly upon us in this blesséd, un-inverted, northern hemisphere?

serenely yours,

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