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Oklahoma, August 2011

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Oklahoma, August 2011

With August came hot breeze,
Temps above 110;
Heat, defoliated trees,
Been worse?
Don't know when.
The grass is dead,
No need to mow.
Air so dry,
The Rooster can't crow.
Today a darkened sky,
Splotches, like grey stain.
My recurring thoughts are why?
It does not rain.

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  1. Date: 9/15/2011 8:00:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry with us today Tom. Let the words continue to flow from your pen. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/14/2011 1:05:00 PM
    Al Gore has an opinion. Otherwise, the sun's acting up. Your poem describes how bleak it is so well.