Tagged: heat

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

in the matrix, we

in the matrix, we
measure time in spoonfuls of
summertime – outside,

we drill holes into the snowbanks
to recover a bit of heat
.
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at the height of things,

at the height of things,
heat rushes for one reason
or another – it

is where we build masterpieces
or a galactic divide
.
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departures are slow

departures are slow
releases
even with a
steady hand on the
valve, it takes
heart to control
the flow
.
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the radiator

the radiator
is trying out a brand new
toccata in the

key of rise and shine this morning,
careful not to wake the neighbors
.
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two a.m. in the

two a.m. in the
morning, christmas eve or day – it’s
all a blur, lying

awake in the dark, high sixties,
three mosquito bites in winter
.
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