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A hot wind blows, temperatures soar,
From Egypt's desert to the Cyprus shore.
From dawns first light 'til evening fall,
It holds it's grip on one and all.

Try to rest in the dark night, waiting,
Hardly possible, heat not negating.
Move to the porch and try to ease,
Hoping to catch a passing breeze.

Broken sleep, gave up at four,
Jobs to do became a chore.
The zenith hour, too hot to think,
Into the pool refreshingly sink.

Garden back and front and side,
Scorched earth for water cried.
The plants we have are rooted deep,
Petals gone, memories to keep.

When this heatwave has gone by,
The cool of the evening will cause a sigh.
We rest and gather our strength at last,
Another day in Cyprus passed.

© Dave Timperley 2012

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 3:33:00 PM
    First class poem Dave - Like it a lot - Have a lovely new week in sunshine and love. - oxox huggggs from me to you / Anne-Lise

    Timperley Avatar Dave Timperley
    Date: 7/23/2012 10:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for stopping by Anne Lise. It's cooling off now but the forecast is much more hot weather to come. I don't complain as this is one of the reasons for living here instead of damp and dreary yUK! God Bless.