Ellen Randall

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Summer - Poem by Ellen Randall

The Warm Soft climate
On my frozen
Skin melting on the cold
Pavement slab. Cooked
To perfection in eighteen seconds

Flat. Shoes, clanking
Up mountains of long grass
Slowing to stare up at the
Crazed fireball
Poker hot red above

Layers of peeling,
Pruned skin.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 10, 2011


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