Vic

Vic


 

{{A Sonnet - Tribute to the Longest Day of the Year}}

The heat’s oppressive even in the shade
 
Bright wavy lines arise from the pavement
 
Looks like sparks will ignite any moment
 
Tinder dry woods could be in ruins laid!
 
Out in the open field, our nerves are frayed
 
And we stood still, limiting our movement
 
Solstice! the sun burns in the firmament
 
The cool evening breeze will be long delayed!
 
But from the four winds come needed relief
 
As nimbus clouds from the east shield the sun
 
A welcome hood, a benevolent thief
 
Bringing cool rain that we couldn’t outrun
 
So, we frolicked, our smiles beyond belief
 
Thankful nature’s blessings never outdone!
 
06-22-2017
Copyright Vic A Evora...

June 20 was the summer solstice. The longest day of the year. It is incredibly hot and humid. Thankfully there was an afternoon thunderstorm that brought much welcome relief.

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Nelson D Reyes
about 3 years

Days of open hydrants in the offing. Kids of all ages awaiting.
Thanks Brod. Like.

Vic
Vic
about 3 years

Yes, I still remember those days LOL. Thanks for liking Brod

Robert L. Martin
about 3 years

Hi Vic. It was real hot here in Pennsylvania, too. Nice poem.

Vic
Vic
about 3 years

Thank you

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