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Summer

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Summer

The ceiling fan turns
seemingly without purpose,
sending a slight ripple of
shivers into the still air.

The porch isn't any cooler.
Tears of sweat make their way down
a slender glass of iced tea,
drinking up smaller beads,
becoming a rivulet as gravity brings
it more quickly into the pool
around the bottom of the glass.

A rivulet of sweat
makes its way down her chest
sending a tickle
as it finds its way between her breasts.

A sip of tea
cools her throat as it
makes its way down to
cool the soul of summer.

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  1. Date: 10/4/2009 1:15:00 PM
    Congrats!! Patty

  1. Date: 8/29/2009 10:18:00 AM
    This is a wonderful, awesome… poem, worth featuring..; I love every bit of it. You are such a great poet. Please keep writing and congrats on your poem being featured this week. Hope to read more of your wonderful poems. You are great friend! Adeleke

  1. Date: 8/28/2009 5:01:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week>>James

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 6:11:00 PM
    Congratulations on your featured poem! Laura :)

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 3:28:00 PM
    Great description of summertime expression..sultry!! Congratulations on this featured work!! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 2:43:00 PM
    You hit this one of the park...Way out...forgive the extension of summer refernces...I love how minimal and bare-boned, and somehow intoxicatingly erotic this piece is. A gem!

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 10:11:00 AM
    Applause on this featured poem, Judith! Great write! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 3:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Judith. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 2:03:00 AM
    congratulations on your featured poem, God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 8/23/2009 9:03:00 PM
    Congratulations on this WONDERFUL poem being featured this week! This is one of my favorites, I hate the heat, and you make it sweltering. But I love you can make me feel it, and then the cool drink at the end...Aaahhh. Love Tru

  1. Date: 5/27/2009 7:21:00 AM
    CONGRATULATIONS on being a winner in Johns contest, a lovely written piece...kindest thoughts, Anna-Marie.

  1. Date: 5/24/2009 7:16:00 AM
    Warmest congrats Judith on your most excellent win in John's contest! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 3:50:00 PM
    You have described so well those summers that I remember growing up in south Florida. Very nice. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 1:25:00 PM
    I still like this poem. hope it does well in the contest. Check out my Tribute poem...I posted it today. Love you!

  1. Date: 4/19/2009 12:29:00 AM
    the imagery here is so vivid i actually started sweating.

  1. Date: 4/7/2009 9:53:00 AM
    If I had my druthers, I would enter this one, it has more of that hot lazy summer feel to it. But that's just me. I like them both a lot. Love you Momma!

  1. Date: 4/6/2009 3:10:00 PM
    wow some wonderful descriptions of summers heat! Well done! Laura :)

  1. Date: 4/6/2009 11:32:00 AM
    Wow. Talk about imagery and senses, I am so there. That iced tea is so refreshing! Awesome write. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 4/6/2009 10:15:00 AM
    This is yummy! Can feel the heat bearing down and the icy trickle of sweat, and tea going down! I do miss summer too! Great poem Mom! Love Tru