Treasure Island

Steven Federle

(1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

Soft July


days when you are gone
are silent

except for the rush of wind
in our apple tree.

See how the fruit hangs
heavy, pulling low
the branches;
ready.

so I'll wait in the shade
of soft July
and think
of you.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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