Summer (in Australia0

from the old flats up the hill
this year’s first party

through an open window
stars have gone

heat rises
from our warm earth

a bottle breaks
on a verandah rail

the spider spins a web
along our verandah

the Moon breathes on water
cicadas drill the air

as Johnny Cash falls into
that ring of fire

the taste of love is sweet

Rae Desmond Jones
raedeejay raedeejay
66-70, M
Jan 5, 2013