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Summer 2010

Heat days arrive with cloudless skies.
A sultry haze hangs evoking earthquake tales.

Sticky twilight mauve moves
another day, another month
another year passing
as sporadic fireworks explode
weeks before the celebration
of another date.

Dog dead days
bestir record keepers
to pronounce and announce
what few brain cells
have already registered ...
it is hotter than hot.

Copyright © Sue Mason

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  1. Date: 3/31/2011 8:53:00 AM
    I'm looking forward to summer after our cold winter we had. this was a great piece you wrote.

  1. Date: 7/2/2010 4:18:00 PM
    Now I'm sweating! This is the essence of the hot summer time. Nice write!

  1. Date: 6/27/2010 7:46:00 AM
    You paint a fine picture of the way it is here today, too. Thanks for your comments, Sue. My birth month is November and the day is the 26th. I'll give you hint about the year - it was the same as the UFO crash in Roswell, NM.

  1. Date: 6/27/2010 7:13:00 AM
    A thoughtful write on the present day situation

  1. Date: 6/27/2010 5:55:00 AM
    Really love this one, Sue...a little warm here in Mississippi too!...I like those 2 lines about the brain cells especially (and I ain't got that many left to register either!) - Tim

  1. Date: 6/27/2010 5:09:00 AM
    It's gonna be really hot, that's for sure...Great writing! Kisses, Emily

  1. Date: 6/26/2010 11:17:00 PM
    VERY COOL for a HOT poem. I really liked this and thanks for your little memory you told me right before i prepare to go off for the night! Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 6/26/2010 10:55:00 PM
    Well said lol,, enjoyed your write,, and your kind comments:)