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sticky pavements

summer of 76

By ASHLEY SMITHPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
summer of 76

the sky was fire

the land the food

cooked and roasted

the sweat kept the food alive

the floor kept as slow

the ground was lava

slipping down the hills

scorched earth and scorched humans

the world steamed and flamed

the sticky pavements all around

trying to hide in shadows

stealing the power of tree branches

running below any passing cloud

sweating on sweat

burning on skin

waiting for the summer to pass

waiting for the water to flow

waiting for the burn to heal

waiting for the earth to cool

no more walking on sticky pavements

time nearly to walk again

time nearly to run again

time nearly to dance again

time nearly to stroll again

no more time for sticky pavements

nature poetry

About the Creator


England based carer, live with my wife, her parents and 4 cats. will write for all areas but especially mental health and disability. though as stuff for filthy seems popular will try there . any comments, suggestions or requests considered

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