Sweltering





Sweltering record
Strain of weary heat abound
Withering nature

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Image Credit

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

Prompt:
Weary

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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19 Responses to Sweltering

  1. I thought I’d be happy once the heavy heat was behind us, but the slight chill in the air at night makes me a little sad that summer is drawing to a close. Well done 🙂

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  2. I like this, and so true this year. The sunflowers looked so sad.

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  3. Mike says:

    A great haiku.
    We could do with some of your heat – our English Summer has been a bit damp and chilly.

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  4. Great Haiku of what is hapening this summer.
    Didn’t you want to get a tan ????
    Mmmm … guess not that severe. ~~~~ : – )
    Toodles, Izzy

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  5. Renee Espriu says:

    I so feel for you, Becca, and don’t know how you manage. I don’t do well in heat anymore, although I grew up in So CA. I’ve been in the NW too many years and if we get too much heat I think I will simply melt. Hang in There! 🙂

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  6. ashbeezone says:

    Very Nice Haiku
    Appears somewhat Simple but with an amazing Imagination
    Great Work of Creativity, mate !!
    Take a look some of my Poetry Collections …
    http://ashbeezone.wordpress.com/category/talent-underground/poetry-zone/

    some of my Haiku Collections
    http://ashbeezone.wordpress.com/category/creative-challenges/the-haiku-challenge/

    and also, on my very recent Work as well
    http://ashbeezone.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/india-of-my-dream/

    !!! Happy Rally !!!
    Cheers !!

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  7. The sunflowers in the picture match the sad little guys across the walkway from our apartment. Very effective “weary” haiku, Becca, matching season to temperature. So true! Here’s mine, plus a 3WW extra. Thanks so much! Amy
    http://sharplittlepencil.wordpress.com/2011/08/25/twofer-haiku-heaven-sent/

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  8. This makes me sweat! I can feel the sticky humid air! This has been one hot summer! perfectly described!

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  9. Heaven says:

    True.. nice haiku.. but I will take the heat any time over the cold ~

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  10. Nanka says:

    This is so sad and strangely our Indian summers have been a bit more tolerable.

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  11. Amanda Moore says:

    sad but true everyone is having heat trouble and now I hear talk of an Indian Summer…. sigh

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  12. Reminds me of when I grew up in Phoenix, AZ. Great imagery.

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    • becca givens says:

      Being from South Louisiana – I am use to much more rain!! I remember stories of frying an egg on the sidewalks in AZ … this summer we probably could do it here in TX as well!

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  13. tara tyler says:

    humans withered at the sweltering temps this summer too =)
    nice haiku!

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