“Back out of all this now too much for us”

cf. Harry W. Watrous, The Passing of Summer (1912)

Back out of all this now too much for us,
Back in a time made simple by the loss
Of detail, burned, dissolved, and broken off…

–Robert Frost, Directive

Crimson and Clover

Sources:
1. Carol M. Highsmith, Playing for $1 in a hat. Musicians are everywhere in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana (2011) (Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.)
2. Paula Borowska, via unsplash.com