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Still................
by Ed Matlack
Saturday, July 07, 2012
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The power on just up the street,

There they have a/c and up can go their feet,

From my place I can see their lights on coming,

8 days we’ve been without, that’s my summing…

 

So will it come back today,

Or this time tomorrow will the same thing I say,

Never again will I not believe,

That this can happen wherever we do live,

After they do this time of our powerlessness relieve…

 

So today I guess to the beach I must go,

Over 100 the temperatures are expected to grow,

The ocean is in the mid 70’s,

The air will be in the upper nineties there,

Back into the 80s next week,

They are the temps that I look forward to and seek…

 

 

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Reviewed by Rose Rideout 7/10/2012
I couldn't imagine being without my A/C Ed get to the beach.

Rose
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 7/10/2012
Stay cool, Ed...can't imagine how hot it must be without A/C in those temperatures...at least you can get to the ocean....

Anna
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/8/2012
Suck it up buddy, in a few months we will all be bitching about the cold and snow again. LOL
fee
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 7/7/2012
Yup! We're waiting for that break in the temperature as well. It's like a sauna outside!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 7/7/2012
Aye the temperatures are record breaking! You poor soul, you have my prayers darlin'

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 7/7/2012
Damn! And I thought you were writing about making moonshine without having to light a fire.

Ron
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 7/7/2012
Ed,
stay as cool as you can my usually cool guy. sorry for your plight.
Budd
Reviewed by Shirley Houston 7/7/2012
This was a refreshing read. It's so hot here! Thanks poet!!
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 7/7/2012
Enjoy that beach trip......
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/7/2012
You would like the north we don't get those temperatures often...just for a few weeks, blink and its over.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 7/7/2012
Unbelievable temperatures here yesterday. In the mid eighties in the morning, but in the afternoon it dropped into the seventies. Why? A LOT of rain coming through the area.
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