A Mid-Summer Day

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Submerged underwater,
the elated, little lad
blows bubbles
that float to the pool’s surface.

The sun pokes tiny needles
onto his sister’s newly-freckled skin,
as beaded sweat
borders her brow line.

Their mother hastily constructs
her daily creation:
ridged potato chips,
bulging sandwiches, and juice boxes.

Ignoring their mother’s requests,
the children cherish
the timeless essence
of a mid-summer day.





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ShahiroThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Oct. 7, 2012 at 8:05 pm
This is sweet, nice and simple. Its almost allways the simple ones that end up the best. good job... please check out my work....
 
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