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Heatwave

The park that sparkled glorious in spring

Now lies dry — wrinkled, weathered and worn

A has-been though summer’s not half gone

Heat rises from the streets in mirages

Hot waves tease and look like rising water

Midsummer grass crunches underfoot

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Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.

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Carol Burt

Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.