Summer Sweetness

The summer I was loved by you
the time hung like an overripe pear
ready to burst 
and every day I walked down the same streets  
dreaming the same dreams 
just arranged in different patterns
with the memory of your face always just ahead of me
like a sudden high dive
and the heat and the sleepy buzzing of the sun drugged bees
made my thoughts slow and sticky too
and I wondered if it was possible to drown in sweetness
like a bee trapped in a rose
and I sat and watched the heat phantoms shimmy over the rooftops
and slowly dissolved as the glue holding me together melted
the summer I was loved by you
@jayetomas2014

 

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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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