End of Summer Poem

sun beats
steaming like hot bath water
against my thighs.


grass waves
green and glittering in the wind,
a sea of moving sunlight.


eyes rove
up to a blue sky swathed in clouds
and streaks of heaven dust.


coke spreads
foam across my tongue,
forming frothy gulps and burps.


bicycles buzz
by in a swift whir of tires,
fading fast from existence.


wind whistles
rustling my jacket and my nerves
hair prickles on my skin.


I tingle
absorbing heat and summer pulse,
sweet numbness as I release


the last few rays of summer.



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