Monday, August 13, 2018

Feverish (Day 572)

sere inland desert   
feverish depths of
moisture   condensing
at the accustomed hour
melting   patiently 
unravelling meandering 
mysteries in the wavering
violet of old-house windows  
hear: cicadas  crickets 
firing up   butterflies 
somersaulting  settling 
like eider-down 
on the heavy red aura
of an oddly-empty street

(c) 2018, by Hannah Six

Image: P.S. Krøyer, Summer Evening at Skagen. The Artist’s Wife 
and Dog by the Shore. (1892), oil on canvas, via Wikimedia Commons

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