Carefree

Remember when  summer tasted like fresh grass blades, the kind you chewed  as you walked, face up to gather the sun, when late afternoon held the aroma of rain, and watermelon was salted and eaten on a tailgate, when June felt  like freedom, freewheeling  down the sidewalk on your bike or skipping  your Lemon Twister,Continue reading “Carefree”

Dreamy Days

The sky was calling me to bask outside, to feel the solar rays and the easy breeze of an uncharacteristically cool June day — and those swirling clouds slowly changing shape reminded me of the glorious ways  of childhood summers,  dreamy days, rock collecting,  daisy-bouquet making,  bluejay chasing days  when it seemed I had all Continue reading “Dreamy Days”

Swooning

The sun hangs on long in the evening, slow to nestle under cover of the horizon, reminding me that summer nights are coming, s’mores and starlight, fireflies and cricket song, and several “just-a-few-more” minutes with you in the silver path of a summer moon swooning in the comfort of our settled love. —C.L. Fisher, MarchContinue reading “Swooning”