Summer notions hardly unpacked Just sunbaked ground deeply cracked August’s heavy, suffocating air Curling my damp, sticky hair Vacation months grow shorter Dog days give no quarter My youthful energy spent Wondering where the years went The golden evening hue Swallows the overhead blue At dusk the insects call Announcing the coming fall
The color is diffuse, so is my mood June held promise, golden at dusk Savored every bite, like picnic food Worked the muscles, giving off musk The day melts away, sprinklers hissing Morning breeze, before searing heat On my face, the sun’s constant kissing Glistening pool, a refreshing retreat Evening sounds, bares the children in … More Summer Sunset
Summer. Officially here. When the sun beats down, the grass dries out and the pavement will burn your soft feet. When the temperature climbs to 90 or more, and the air has enough humidity for you to notice, that’s a Midwest summer day. Heat, I can deal with. Humidity, not so much. My body reacts … More Hot, Hot, Hot
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