SUMMER

 

Summer

We looked forward to it

Starting right after Christmas

Would the cold never end

What about the lazy days of summer

At the beach

Picnics

Games

And no school

 

Time passed

In those lazy days of summer

End of August

School began

We didn’t realize

We were growing

Growing all the time

We needed new shoes

New clothes

The old ones no longer fit

 

Everything was measured by school

First grade

And each grade there after

At last the doors opened

School was out

We tumbled into the yard

What next

More school

A job

The military

 

Summer would find a place of its own

The lazy days of summer

Would become weekends

 

June 29, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

11 thoughts on “SUMMER/dVerse

  1. When young one has all the freedom but limited by school. When retired one has all the longings of yesteryear’s freedom but limited by youthful strength.

    Hank

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