Ten or Fourteen Things Saying Summer

In response to a Discover prompt seen on The Daily Post, The Poetry of List-Making, I offer my list, although not quite ten things…  Go here to view the challenge and participate. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/discover-challenges/the-poetry-of-list-making/

This is my list poem:

Ten or Fourteen Things Saying Summer


Perfectly ripe berries

The sweet flesh of a white peach

English: White peach and its cross section iso...

White peach and its cross section (Wikipedia)

Garden centres at the supermarket

Dandelions carpeting the lawn

Shouts from my neighbour’s pool

Yellow ears of crisp corn

Deep red field tomatoes bigger than baseballs

Shorts, sandals, ceiling fans

The town street bazaar

Black-eyed Susans, Petunias, the scent of roses

English: Overflowing petunias.

Overflowing petunias. (Wikipedia)




Carol A. Stephen
August 17, 2016


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4 thoughts on “Ten or Fourteen Things Saying Summer

  1. Peaches are one of my faves, and white skinned ones are so fragrant and tasty! Last week, though, I overindulged in wild blueberries and had a skin reaction so I have to ease up on those for awhile. :( Sometimes I make a fruit salad of raspberries, strawberries, peaches (or nectarines) and pineapple. Each mouthful is a spoonful of yum! C.

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