Tagged with summer

SWELTER

SWELTER

I thought it rained more The river runs slowly Low And clear Last afternoon with thick black clouds Wind picking up No relief from swelter Thunder rumbles Like when we were told God’s bowling up there I forget with whom Lightening strikes Pause And BOOM It rained for five minutes How’s that? No relief from … Continue reading

BETTER PLACE

BETTER PLACE

hey how’s the weather? that man just ran down the steps and walked out the door to a better place? why didn’t he stay put here? it’s too cold out there and he’s got no coat because it was just summer when the weather changed yeh well that happens now back to winter and he’s … Continue reading

MORE HOMELESS NEWS

MORE HOMELESS NEWS

This morning at dusk while outside watering her prize heirloom roses, Mrs. Sullivan reports walking into a cloud of bats. Did you know that’s what it’s called, a cloud? We here at Homeless News had to look it up. She says she innocently turned a corner and a single bat swooped low in front of her. … Continue reading

INDIAN SUMMER

INDIAN SUMMER

Indian summer the nights are cool but the days are too friggin hot unexpectantly with winter blankets and windows closed up and leaves falling from trees the ac turned off for some odd reason the sun is up there boiling it’s easy to sweat more deodorant cause you’re overdressed and it’s time to feel the … Continue reading

IN THE SUN

IN THE SUN

more fun in the sun much more happening outside the weather’s balmy as it should be too it’s lighter than other times meaning the dark times the ones i don’t think about much brighter and so temperate i don’t wear socks unless they make me much less laundry now than in wintertime not only with … Continue reading

STREETLIGHT

STREETLIGHT

It’s a really calm Sunday morning. I hardly get a greater pleasure. The other night I celebrated the summer solstice my own way, simply by staying up late. I wanted to be one with the last light of the longest day. Seriously. Around 10:30 I gave it up for night and went inside, although the almost … Continue reading

LAYERS

LAYERS

we’re here so now what? it’s time so whaddya think? hey ain’t life just grand? i have no shirt on and no socks on neither a fine way to be is your shirt off too? ah for you summer i’ve dreamt of you and yes bitched and moaned way too much i’ve analyzed it the … Continue reading

SOLSTICE

SOLSTICE

good morning sunday just like any other day there’ve been so many hello there summer well it’s true you just got here why’d you wait so long? that’s june twenty-first and the first day of summer well officially and the solstice too northern hemisphere not south of the equator it’s getting cold there days shorter and dark … Continue reading

WHERE IT’S ALL GONE TO SINCE

WHERE IT’S ALL GONE TO SINCE

I’m moving soon which is fun and having company soon after and am jazzed. Particularly as friends are moving too and having company at the same place and time- all outside under a big summer sky. I’ve been told half-jokingly I oughta “register” at Target for the affair. Half-seriously? If you’re getting married you register … Continue reading

URUGUAY

URUGUAY

I could live on fruit year round. I like it a lot and have ceased analyzing why we humans have certain quirky but unique character traits that make each one of us the bad asses that we are. For me, being passionate about eating inordinate amounts of fruit every day all year round is one … Continue reading

FALL TO THE GROUND

FALL TO THE GROUND

To me it’s about death. It’s over. The balmy and comfy weather. The light. My year. The fun. I’m tricked by the colors oh so vibrant and where I live there seems every color imaginable. I’m scared because this signifies the coming of the cold and dark time. There’s nothing new under the sun and … Continue reading

FEED THE FIRE

FEED THE FIRE

It’s the time of year When it’s time to get toasty With winter looming ahead Where you build a nice fire and pull on the blankie Trade your shorts for a sweater instead The short summer nights And the long summer days Are gone but I hope you’re not blue I’ll heat up the cider … Continue reading

NIGHT SOUNDS

NIGHT SOUNDS

tree frogs sedate me cicadas do too night sounds surround me can’t help that it’s true each evening at bedtime i turn off the light and climb into bed to make with the night the summer is ending they’ll soon go away no night sounds to soothe me i wish they would stay.