on thick and prickly buffalo grass
in the shade of our only tree
I sit cross-legged with a book in my lap
as still as I can be
I guess it must be forty degrees
nothing moves - not a leaf, and no sounds
except the incessant buzz of insects
busy with their daily rounds
ants follow a trail back and forth
oblivious to the heat
I read my book, turn the pages
my sweat on every sheet
with every searing breath I take
a waft of wilting rose
I close my book and wave away
the fly around my nose
and leaning against our only tree
for a while I close my eyes
and drift in realms of light and heat
emitting drowsy sighs
whilst I know I really should go indoors
my inertia is complete
so I stay together with our only tree
motionless, in the sweltering heat.
feedback van andere lezers
I need heat (hernia), it's better to be in Melbourne this time around!
killea: Yep! It's beutiful springtime - not too hot and definitely not cold.
Wishing I was there now...
killea: Thank you, mistaker
iemand op de site die mooie engelse poems schrijft
killea: thank you, sweet, angelface
Dreaming of going down under.
Hmmm, don't wake me up.
killea: Much too hot in summer! you have no idea!
xxx thanks, babe
killea at work!
killea: Thank you, love
Als ik mijn ogen sluit zie ik je zitten...Lief stuk!
killea: Thank you, Braveheart
Heel mooi en beeldend.
Leuk om te lezen, groetjes.
killea: Hi Otiske, thank you
i ve more trees then i like at the moment
killea: Lucky you!
You've got me almost 'till I read it's about your pc,
now is your mail back in town?
fantastic humor'is it humor?) you write
in your anwer, I thought you loosed somebody
very close (now that's very bad englisch)
They are playing lullaby from the cure on the radio,
(amazing poem again you write)
killea: Thanks darling- just heard everthing from Dell is being placed on Bell, and I'm hoping all goes well...ha ha. Should be back on line tomorrow evening at the latest. humor is American Humour is true English! both are correct depending on which you prefer.
j (i thought you lost ....) you lose something, your loose change, or loose shoelaces etc. sorry, 'just a little english lesson