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Vernal Agony and Ecstasy: A #TankaTuesday #TankaProse

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Summer sun

 air conditioner straining

against the humid air

Cheer the gift of fresh cool air

be amazed that it still flows

 

Only the last scheduled New York State Regents exams to proctor. Only the last compliance work to complete. Only prom and graduation, faculty meeting and final party. Only the self-paced business of the remaining five days of the school year.

 

A taste of the vernal heat to come continues. An air conditioner specialist swapped out a faulty part yesterday, when the outside temperature approached 100 degrees farenheit. We sighed with relief as the central air resumed dehumidifying and cooling our almost-80 degree home.

 

Still, a vacation overseas to savor, and it arrives soon. Then will the joy of summer blossom in full fruition!

 

arid soil

sagging in a humid day

wilting flora

 crabgrass and dandelions

prosper alone

 

 

for Colleen’s: 

WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 88, “PRAISE & EXCITE,” #SYNONYMSONLY 

WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 89, “DRY & WET,” #SYNONYMSONLY 

and Real Toads’ The Tuesday Platform (imagined by Sanaa Rizvi)

 

 

 

 

 

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