Dreams of Summer MAG

By Francesca M., Reno, NV

     Last night I dreamed of summer
And swimsuits, and flip-flops, and ice cream;
Of scorching days spent out of doors
Turning me into a golden sun goddess;
And the moonlit nights lost in conversation.
Last night I dreamed of summer
And a camp called Swig that lives in my heart;
Where the ancient redwoods grow colossal and proud
And clouds never come into view;
Where friendships made last eternally;
And time seems to just stand still.
Last night I dreamed of summer
And the waves crashing rhythmically against the shore;
Of dancing down the beach as the sun peeks over the horizon;
And gathering as many seashells as I can carry;
Of bonfires, with good friends, that last all night
As we stargaze and listen to the spirit of the ocean;
Of the cool sea breeze that comes in with the tide
And whispers my name as it recedes.
Last night I dreamed of summer.



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i love this so much!

on Jan. 13 2012 at 7:28 am
m.s.moore SILVER, Waterloo, New York
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Favorite Quote:
life is not meant to arrive at the grave in a perfectly preserved body. it's meant to skid in side ways shouting "Holy crap what a ride."

i am not a girly person but i did like this poem. it put a colorful picture in my head.

on Apr. 7 2011 at 6:34 pm
RiverSong BRONZE, Baltimore, Maryland
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I love this.  Fantastic job.  Gorgeous.  Beautiful.  Genius.  I could go on all day thinking of one-word descriptions of this poem... anyway.  This is an amazing poem!

on Apr. 7 2011 at 5:37 pm
my.freedom.lies.in.free.verse PLATINUM, Tosa, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into a void, and that oblivion is inevitable... and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we'll ever have, and I am in love with you." Augustus Waters

now I'm dreaming about summer!

on Apr. 7 2011 at 2:18 pm
Livelaughlovewrite BRONZE, Danbury, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
Smile.

It was very pretty! I often wish it was summer all the time and I can feel your want of that as well in this piece. The metaphors were beautiful and I reallly enjoyed it

your mom said...
on Apr. 7 2011 at 12:45 pm
its really gurly and kind of an old thing sorry bruh

your mom said...
on Apr. 7 2011 at 12:42 pm
mhmmhmmhmm very interesting i didnt enjoy it at all try harder next time


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