“Summers” by L. K. Thayer

summers were thick with dragonflies

Grandma Audrey would bake

Russian teacakes.

The bullheads would circle

our inner tubes and the bloodsuckers

just sucked.

The waves would slap the shore

and the loons would cry

changing us all,  forever.

L. K. Thayer

© 2011


  1. Julie · August 20, 2011

    Oh, how I miss you and that class. This is just what I needed this morning. xoxoxox

    • lkthayer · August 20, 2011

      We miss you Julie!! Come back in the fall! 🙂

  2. kellypratt · August 20, 2011

    beautiful. you captured it perfectly!

  3. Mitch · August 20, 2011

    I just bet your mum would love this!!!
    Give her lots of hugs……..XX

    • lkthayer · August 20, 2011

      I will save some hugs for you!! XXX
      Sent on the Now Network from my Sprint® BlackBerry

  4. Roz Levine · August 20, 2011

    Lisa, how beautiful, spare and grogeous, revealing so very much.

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