Thursday, August 25, 2011

August in Beads, Flowers, and Verse

Summer

~by John Updike

The sprinkler twirls.
The summer wanes.
The pavement wears
Popsicle stains.

The playground grass
Is worn to dust.
The weary swings
Creak, creak with rust.


The trees are bored
With being green.
Some people leave
The local scene


And go to seaside
Bungalows
And take off nearly
All their clothes.


End of summer for your wrist can be found here.



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