Daylight yields to darkness in the twilight. It’s nine o’clock in “New York’s backyard,” but still some light remains. Even if it dwindles.
The first–and longest–day of summer thus makes way for the first–and shortest–night of this season. Already the temperature drops, as though Autumn can’t wait to upstage the sunny season to come.
I could forget you
for Real Toads’ Weekend Mini-Challenge: Summer Solstice (Imagined by Toni Spencer)
and my own haikai challenge!