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The Place To Be

On a northbound bus On a bright, hot afternoon On the right-hand side

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Friday Night Lightless

Friday night The sun descends The heat abates The work week ends When you were young You’d grab a brush And paint the town Now, there’s no rush The cricket choir Finds its tune Anticipates The rising moon You raise … Continue reading

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Cooling My Heels

Gazing deep into my fridge. It’s Not that hot, low triple digits, Probably less hot than hell. I think I’m dealing with it well, But heat defeats my appetite; Might end up standing here all night.

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Not Cool

The crickets in the yard’ll be In need of Aspercreme by morning, Judging by the frequency At which they’re chafing their thigh-warning. I don’t mind the noise they’re making– Sounds like I’ve been telling jokes– But knowing that I’ll wake … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Gone Away

Observation: When it’s pouring, Rain is ipso facto present. When it’s lots of not, it’s boring, Arguably, but it’s pleasant.

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Wrong Song

Both time and space exist, or mine Ignore what sages say. This heat can suck my eglantine— It’s been a long-ass day.

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If The Sofa Dent Fits

Too hot to move I stayed inside If something’s missing Someone died Suspiciously Look far and wide But not at me I’m alibied

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