5 August: Twiglet 290

B&W image of moon over the sea

On the Hottest Day of the Year

It’s round as a melon
or my shoulders.
Feels ancient in my hands.
Long enduring as that winter
four years ago.
A snowball –
we keep it in the freezer.
Strong as a rock and
light as wind through a dream.
And we take it out, and
oooooh and ahhhh over it,
like I said,
on the hottest day of the year.

For Twiglet 290 “Ice-crusted snow” ©Misky 2022 Shared with #amwriting on Twitter

6 responses to “5 August: Twiglet 290”

  1. I bet there were bites taken

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  2. That image is magical, with the gold and silver on the water. When things get that hot things get real, real quick.

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      1. You’re welcome, Misky.

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  3. We did that once for our children… saved some snow from winter.
    We had an awful blizzard one year. There was enough to make a snow cave!
    And a wall along the two car length drive to make a tapering ice chunk wall 6′ base to maybe 4′ to 5′ high!


  4. Can you send some of it here. It was 98f today just unbearable


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