Too Hot

Written by: kathryn collins


Look at you, August,
petending to be
a southern belle
all breezy and full
of mint julep.

Refinement is not your style,
a plague your eighth month sun
driven to scourge pastures,
blind cattle, wilt
bluebells and buttercups.

No southern belle, you.

┬ęKathryn M. Collins
September 26, 2012