priapismic yucca
explode across the plains
leaning left and right and back
from the weight of winter’s wrath

hands in my hair
still unused to its short weight
i lean too, lean to, lean two
feet west of where i ought to be

and smile for you are with me,
crouching in the dust
squinting through the grass
my silent silver lion
stalking his next
                             best shot

©s rogers 25 july 2010

3 thoughts on “Summer

  1. june Newsome says:

    Nice. I felt like I should shield my eyes from the sun. That was the vision I got from your words.

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  3. CatGem says:

    awww — thank you, sweet girl

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