SUMMERTIME VIGNETTE by Jeffrey Littrell

 

as I followed alongside her

she led me among the black-eyed susans

down a path now seldom seen,

overgrown and reclaimed by nature,

to where wild blackberries grew

 

as the sun peeked at us enviously

through the trees,

the words she whispered

meant less to me

than the sweet release

of her kiss

 

though the rumor of dusk

cast encroaching shadows,

our two spirits entwined

burned brightly

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About digthroughlife

I am a fifty-three year old poet who also writes fiction. I worked twenty-three years for the USPS, though never enthusiastically. I am a member of French Writers Worldwide and have had several poems published in French and Spanish. I hold strong opinions on music, film, and human rights. Some of my influences are Charles Bukowski, Arthur Rimbaud, Dylan Thomas, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Sylvia Plath, W.B Yeats, Bob Marley, William Blake, and Hunter S. Thompson. I'm an avid fan of the New York Yankees, Oakland Raiders, and Indiana Pacers. I like traveling by car. I enjoy seeing rock and alt-country bands in small venues. I hold a black belt in Taekwondo, but no longer spar due to injuries incurred in a motorcycle accident in 2005. I play acoustic guitar. I love Crown Royal whiskey and California Kush. Women are both the bane of my existence and all that sustains me. I believe strongly in the power of love and heartbreak. View all posts by digthroughlife

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