Paul Butters

Ode To Summer - Poem by Paul Butters

Season of sun and sand and sea,
Holiday time for you and me.
Daylight right ‘til ten o’clock,
Don’t forget to wear sun-block.

Sitting idly reading Keats,
Watching kids with buckets and spades;
Sparrows with their frantic tweets,
Flying high above the glades.

Oh it’s great to be so free,
No more snow or ice for me.
Even mugginess is okay,
So long as it’s warm throughout the day.

Swimming in that so cool pool,
Sure beats sweating back in school.
Summer is my favourite month,
Whoops my rhyme-scheme just went Whoomph!

Nothing rhymes with month you know,
But let’s forget about that snow.
Let’s laze instead on lawn or beach,
And keep a beer within our reach.

Topic(s) of this poem: summer, summer time

Comments about Ode To Summer by Paul Butters

  • Eugene Levich (8/30/2015 8:13:00 PM)

    Better come to Florida, where it's always summer! (Report) Reply

    Paul Butters (8/31/2015 7:40:00 AM)

    I'm most jealous! ! !

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  • (8/29/2015 5:58:00 AM)

    Fantastic narration of summer and the way in which it should be enjoyed. (Report) Reply

    Paul Butters (8/29/2015 5:43:00 PM)

    Many thanks Ratnakar. Summer is so precious to us here.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 29, 2015

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