I. We do enjoy the melancholy passing of summer;
sadness at winter approaching imbues our moments with purpose.
II. Our own selves achieve the grim decease of vacation;
grief by chill imminent ingrains our dates alongside aspiration.
III. Individually attain the cruel demise of holiday;
anguish away chilly immediate fixes our days apace with ambition.
IV. Independently earn the barbarous departure of break;
grief absent brisk prompt messes our daytimes at the side of aspiration.
V. Individually bring in the barbaric evacuation of gap;
anguish missing lively expeditious clutters our lights apace with ambition.
After composing a short poem, I ran every word through Thesaurus.com choosing the second suggestion. Then, I ran that iteration through the same process. The words, "the", "of", and "our" had no suggestions and so remained intact. Otherwise there was no further editorializing.
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