sunlight

We chose the sun, tickling

our necks as we faced

another day, heads held high,

with a long-remembered warmth encircling,

enveloping,

encouraging us onwards.

We found the heat, massaging

our chests as we perspired

through the thick air, breathing hard,

with a too-familiar determination warming,

warning,

wearing us onwards.


For the dverse prompt : temperature. Can you tell it’s hot here?

My name is Phillip. I live in North Carolina with my wife of 11 years and 3-year-old son, and at least for the next year, I’m on the right side of 40. (Both the interstate and existence, in years). I am a Tar Heel born and bred, and watch every Yankees game I can. My goal is to visit all 30 MLB stadiums in the next 10 years. I’ve been to 5 so far! Obviously I enjoy writing, but I also enjoy watching and reading sci-fi. I’m slowly attempting to finish my first novel, a “humorous” sci-fi romp which may be finished one day. I am a Doctor Who obsessive and choose Star Trek over Star Wars.

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