Tagged: heat

it’s the third or fourth

it’s the third or fourth
harvest of the season – our
shishito peppers,

mysteriously giving,
curiously holding back
.
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this must be the place,

this must be the place,
said one creature to the other,
the aroma of

apples and spice cooked over low
heat escaping into the yard
.
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the ac turns on

the ac turns on
and off, thermostat set at
eighty-two, running

water is steps away, we brew
a pot of fare trade coffee

(as if we were making
a difference)
.
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on the fifth day of

on the fifth day of
summer, we are sitting still
in ninety-degree

weather, waiting and hoping
that the heat never finds us
.
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we are down by the

we are down by the
river, taking our cue from
the great blue heron,

fishing for a breeze in this
record warmth of october
.
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the first december

the first december
in the new old home, we have
become privy to

the twilight dialogues between
the heat pipes crossing households
.
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summer’s end hangs on

summer’s end hangs on
to the coattails of autumn,
dragging with it such

insufferable heat, causing
insomnia in its wake
.
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after more heat, we

after more heat, we
might cave a little, maybe
harden – there is no

clear prediction to how we
might turn out, reverberate
.
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the holidays can

on green lake, for a

on green lake, for a
moment, we are held by the
summer heat and our

engine sputtering a call-
and-response to the ripples
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: sputtering