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July Blues

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July Blues

The Fourth of July that comes
after the last child
has grown beyond fireworks
is a painful time,
as you pace the driveway
looking at the faint marks left
of last years snakes and rockets,
and watch the neighborhood light up.
You hush the dogs and
watch a little TV, while aware 
of the thuds, cracks and explosions
outside, 
and hope
for grandchildren.


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  1. Date: 8/5/2011 10:45:00 AM
    Thank you for posting your very creative poetry for us to enjoy Ahellas. Wishing you a wonderful fun filled weekend and much inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 10:28:00 AM
    ah a sweet poem nice writing i like this memories of yesteryear