As the days get hotter and the winds get warmer,
my sweat gets stickier and my jean gets wetter.
I know summer is here and there is no escape,
For the next month or so, all we can do is gape!
Each new day brings on a stronger wave
They call it ‘heat’ while I try to remain brave,
Brighter and harsher glares the sun
While motorists curse, and reach for their gun!
Everywhere I look I see parched souls
No one can think beyond their tired soles,
The sun is relentless in burning through
Leaving one and all without a clue!
This is the time when starts my thirst
Wishing and hoping the clouds would burst,
Straining my eyes to search for that one dark cloud
Ready to welcome the rain gods with my head bowed!
– H.R. 30 Apr 2012