waxing summer

Like clockwork the  rains come late

in the Summer day.

Yogurt clouds deepen to

overripe blueberry.

Whirling dervishes spin

up and out on whipping winds

that spin through tops of trees

where birds weave like wicker

shiny beads dripping from

waxy feathers onto sagging leaves.

High up  in the blowing crown

squirrels escape to  dreys of  rattan

and knitted twigs to await the

signal of inky shadows that  venture

into mottled rays on glistening blades

of grass that spring erect

from the wet potpourri of  earth.

“summer garden” from startribune

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47 thoughts on “waxing summer

  1. Beautiful poem.. ” and knitted fur to await the signal of inky shadows” loved that.. sending thoughts your way.. Here today we have rain. with cloudy shadow… Loved your imagery and visualisation in words..
    Have a blessed week.. Sue

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