This Kind of Summer

Your laughter reminds me of the shoreline  

as the tide goes in and out,  

as fireworks pulse overhead,   

your favorite beach towel with the toadstools  

sits still as you wade into the water.  

I sit on the shore and wait,  

a sweet piece of watermelon in hand, 

savoring this kind of summer. 

Posted in response to the challenge Watermelon.



13 years old

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