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Summer MAG

By Aimee L., New City, NY

Summer's the girl with long blond hair.
A strand breaks loose
from a purple silk ribbon
embellished with three jewels,
one for each boy she's kissed:
Fall, Winter and Spring.

Fall was a letdown,
lets down the leaves and the flowers.
Winter's bitter,
Allows no blue in the tired sky.
Spring is a tease,
70 degrees, but not sticky enough for Summer.

Taste of warm delight:
strawberry shortcake,
the buds of Summer's tongue
are on trees and bushes
while open only when the temperature
is right.
Ready to take out the bundt,
the sun a source of heat.

A sip of rain
fills her cup
not to drown her,
just to quench a needed thirst.

She's spotted at a beach.
Sand flies in her eye,
and memories of a kid playing Frisbee,
salty smell drags her senses.

A sling chair with green and white stripes,
legs stuck in the ground.
An umbrella with a pattern:
pink, white, fringes, a point.

A wave of illusion:
fish dance on water,
fins flutter on sand.

Summer's last kiss
is on the night of her leaving,
a sweet sensation
of her final moment in August.

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i love this so much!

on Nov. 18 2010 at 9:13 am
YankeeSwagg PLATINUM, Holly Springs, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Every burden is a blessing

you are amazing (: keep writing and please check out some of my work

on Sep. 11 2010 at 7:20 pm
Roseyalia SILVER, Don&#39t Need To Know, California
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Favorite Quote:
Take my love, take my land, take me where I cannot stand. I don't care, I'm still free, you can't take the sky from me. Take me out to the black. Tell 'em I ain't coming back. Burn the land and boil the sea, but you can't take the sky from me.

Wow.  Absolutely incredible personification and description.  Your word choicing is superb.  Love it.

on May. 2 2010 at 12:59 pm
Ms.Understood, Laramie, Wyoming
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words can't explain the talent in this piece Loved it every word