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Summer Fun

Mermaids and watermelon

Summer time I became an aquatic creature
My best friend and I cooled ourselves floating 
Around and round the pool or rocking on an innertube
Waves as high as a couple of girls could splash.
Giggles and sunshine my summer fun times.
Mom would cut a watermelon after it was cold
The juice washed off in the pool and no one noticed
Summer time I grew fins and gills
That went perfectly well with little girl thrills.
Mom didn't know I would jump off the top of the slide
Right into the deep water....double dare you to try it!

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse

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  1. Date: 9/16/2012 1:51:00 AM
    This is a gem of a poem,,,,, summer fun memories I remember them well. I love watermelon ;} hope your day is filled with happiness.

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 4:44:00 AM
    hi Doris .. sure sounds like great fun and Summer and water r the best time to enjoy.. good luck in contest luv .. so great to hear from u after your ordeal ..praying for u for full recovery..

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 2:00:00 PM
    crikey, no, I don't think I'll try that, lol. Lovely nostalgic piece, Doris - I bet your mom will give you a ticking off now : )

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 6:20:00 PM
    nice with good summer memories, I enjoyed reading what you have written here. Hugs - Laila