by Ed Matlack
Friday, June 08, 2012
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For kids summer is a holiday...
Lawnmower blades cutting,
Rakes on the ground scraping…
Ocean waves breaking,
Old men complaining…
Allergy sufferers sneezing,
Lifeguard whistles blowing,
Knee’s knobby rattling…
Air conditioner noise rampant,
Summer sounds do enchant…
© ed ~ 6/8/12
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|Reviewed by Tom Hyland
|ALL HAIL THE HEAT !
ENCHANTING INDEED ...
|Reviewed by Lois Christensen
|Beauty of a photo, but i never saw the beach that crowded.
|Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER
|Hot dogs, and ice cream, and kids scream, and it's soon gone, and winter is back, cold and mean, should I go on, no grass growing,,,,,
|Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
|Giggle...they certainly do, Ed! And I can't wait til I see, hear, smell and taste every nuance of summer! Doesn't feel much like it here this weekend...cold and rainy! ugh!
|Reviewed by Connie Faust
|Yes, they do, and each line brings more summer sights to mind.
Wonderful, magical summer! (sweat not included)
I like this pleasant little poem, Ed!
|Reviewed by Laura Fall
|A great write and so true indeed as summer is a Holiday for the kids but when school starts again itís the parents Holiday, Lol
|Reviewed by Ronald Hull
|Gawd, you have good hearing! Just where are those fleas marching off to? War?
|Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
|Definitely the sounds of summer. Plus on a beach that packed you could even hear the chili dog farts. cuz p|
|Reviewed by Richard King
|Hurricanes..... June through November.... Dick
PS: That photo looks like our beach "hot spots" during the winter, but they might be a little less crowded this time of the year.
|Reviewed by jude forese
|all comes with the turf, ED ... you covered all the bases in this poem ...|
|Reviewed by Jennifer Christian
|It's up to the nineties here in Texas. And it's getting hotter.
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|Forgot a few things...mosquitos, black flies, smog, tornados, flooding oops just kidding, I love summer.
|Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
|I love all of it! You've got it right down to a "T"!!!
|Reviewed by Regis Auffray
|Quite an "ode" to summer, Ed. Mind you, some of the things you mention I can quite nicely do without... ...as I sneeze. Lol! Love and peace,
|Reviewed by Budd Nelson
And this is only the begining.
|Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
|Uh yup! It was up to 88 here today and not even officially summer! Jaysus... but people were bustling!
Love and Light
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
|Not until June 21m Ed, buddy, it is still spring. Yeah, I know, it is hot like summer.|
|Reviewed by Paul Berube
|Sounds like summer alright. Nicely done, Ed.|