SUMMER LIES HEAVY IN THE DEEP GREEN LEAVES

Today the man who sets the prompts in motion, wants me — us — to talk about the end of summer. The start of school, the end of long, warm, sunny days. How I feel about that.

I feel a lot of things, but I’m not going to talk about any of them. Because I don’t want to talk about the end of summer. I’m not ready to talk about it. Not even to start thinking about heating oil and boots, icy roads and frozen woodland.

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I’m stuck happily in summer. I love autumn with its amber sunshine and scarlet maples, but after that? Someone else can fill in the details. I’m not there yet, mentally or physically.

It’s beautiful today. Warm, bright, sunny.

Entirely green. Not a hint of anything but languid late summer. And that’s where I’m going to stay until I get pushed, screaming and kicking, into the next season.

August Blues – Daily Prompt



Categories: Nature, Seasons, Summer, Weather

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22 replies

  1. I’m with you Marilyn 🙂

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  2. Totally in agreement. Gorgeous New England late summer, promess of a lovely fall. Enjoy! Same to each reader of your blog, wherever they live.

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  3. I don’t get the big rush to get summer over with! There is ALMOST a whole month left!

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  4. It has cooled down a bit, but it is still a summer atmosphere. I am sitting on the porch typing a few last words for tonight. It is 8.30 in the evening and getting darker, but I am barefoot, have short sleeves and remain to the end.

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    • If I can wear my sandals, summer isn’t over. As long as the mosquitoes continue to harrass me? It’s summer. I remember back when Garry would wear an overcoat with his shorts. Talk about denial. He was going to keep summer until the snow was higher than his hips!

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  5. Our summer has definitely gone for now, though rumours of some returning warmth next week. Perhaps. I love autumn too, but not so much that end of the year sense of loss. And definitely not iciness. In fact I’m trying to conquer seasonal change by getting a polytunnel of my allotment. It may all go horribly wrong – lettuce in December!

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  6. Stay, summer, stay!

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  7. Definitely autumnal here already….

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