“Summer(like) Scald”

summer scalding hose

shower *and an ice-cold rinse

slough sweaty mud-day


  • (If only I’d the brains remaining in That Drawer to craft a second ‘esse’ in the second line I could have had a…whaaaa. Do I get to name it?  A longterm goal: an actual attempted alliterative shaiku using a vowel to begin each word.  And if it meant something so much the better. This is gonna be a three-beer day! Perhaps I should go back to the compost bins and reseed each with nightcrawlers  to earn tonight’s dousing – both external and internal.)