A slice, Then, “Crack” The green shell gives way To juicy, red, sweet goodness. One bite, Then, “Mmmm” Cool melon bursts; Almost liquid sugar fills my mouth. A sigh, Then, “Ah!” Satisfaction Fills me so that I smile.
“The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning. The weeks that come before are only a climb from balmy spring, and those that follow a drop to the chill of autumn,Continue reading “THE HEIGHT OF SUMMER”
Boom-ba-boom, boom,boom! Thunder rolls across the sky. Bright light flashes everywhere; Please let it not stay dry! Drum rolls sound again. Then lightning illumines all. Now I hear the happy sound: The music of rainfall. Wind and rain pound hard On the windows, roof and walls. All stay safely tucked inside, Till summerContinue reading “THUNDER STORM”
Here are some quotes about summer: “A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.” James Dent “Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in theContinue reading “ABOUT SUMMER”
A summer garden Is filled With things that like sunshine and plenty of heat. Basil and roses Are mixed With flowers, herbs and pine To make a sweet perfume. Soft, gentle breezes Bring in Warm showers of sweet rain And clean, pungent air. Bees, birds and crickets Sing out Songs filled withContinue reading “A SUMMER GARDEN”