Seasonal #poetry


fresh peaches

 

Reaching up my arms

soaking in sun’s warmth

my face catching rays

I welcome these days

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impatient in Springtime

they say I will ripen

I dangle and wait

hanging over your gate

***

fingertips meet

lips long for sweet

juicy I run

sticky chin – what fun

***

such a short season

never understand the reason

peaches and cream

my summertime dream

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What fruit do you enjoy in the summertime???

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Moonie,
    __To agree with Patti’s comment… I enjoy all fruits, but during the summer, I lean toward wild blackberrys, and blueberrys, I enjoy their sweet / tart tastiness! (yup, sort of… Black and Blue taste bids)
    __Love the peach photo and verse… fitting flavors! _m

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  2. You write about the peach, Leslie, but your words cover so much more, including and especially life itself. Personally, in summer I prefer watermelon with the juice dripping off my elbows when I wipe the dust from the rind and eat it in the field. But those were summers of long ago.

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