June Indoors


Early June finds me cold, indoors, reading.
The maple out front rocks in a light wind.
The sea surface is buried again, while
for several days the air above it thickens

in a misty gray. The ocean’s greatest
pleasure arrives here when summer is over,
when out-of-towners depart to such
busy cities. My wooden bench empties.

Trash bins rest their hungry mouths
for another season. It is then that the
sun makes long appearances. I put down
my books and step out into nice warm days.

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2 Responses to June Indoors

  1. smilecalm says:

    ahhh to pause
    in fair weather’s
    embrace 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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