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Summer Heat

hot summer road

Heat bubbles to the surface,
Heaving asphalt
full and rounded
like her breast …

Did You See the Cloud?

rainbow

Did you see the cloud, love?
One, big cottony sail
Lying so still against an azure sea
Moving now, gently on summer's sweet sigh

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Tags: nature, poetry, romance

In Defense of Spice

passion

I smell the cinnamon on your skin
The freshness of rain in your hair
The vanilla candles in moonlight
Cast a twilight glow to the air,

Book Unread

weathered book

You ask for the book and then page through
Reading only the parts of interest to you.
You never get the whole story, yet

Submerged

woman swimming under water

In the half-light of morning
She struggles to lift the dark curtain
From her eyes
Daylight muffled by a pillow of clouds …