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Hotter

It’s hotter than a frying pan
And hotter than the sun.
It’s hotter than it’s been
Since record-keeping was begun.

It’s hotter than a lava flow
And hotter than a fire.
It’s hotter than a couple
Who are burning with desire.

It’s hotter than the desert,
Even hotter than a chili.
I know that these comparisons
Are overwrought and silly…

But that is how I’m sure it feels,
At least it would to me,
If I would venture out and leave
My icy-cold A/C!

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  1. Date: 7/21/2013 1:58:00 PM
    What did we do before we never left our door. Nice cool drinks and lovely shade. It's all perspective on having it made.

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 7:32:00 PM
    hehehhe.......Oh this is a HOT poem Irene lol.....loved it - very entertaining and flowed with plenty of heat haha....Shaz

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 5:07:00 PM
    Being a Florida resident I can completely relate to this. The heat! Very nice write. I loved the fun rhyme!

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 2:37:00 PM
    ohh, i like the way you surprised me in the end... delightful blend of hit and cold, ilene..:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 1:15:00 PM
    ha and finally for the first time in seven years we have had more than 10 days of really hot welcome sunshine here in the UK which means we will be getting water warnings soon. love this one iliene xx

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 1:09:00 PM
    - I'm still waiting for the heat of summer in Norway ..... Nice poem, Ilene. - Wishing you a great weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)