Friday, June 14, 2013

Sum-time

The relentless sun
Burning and scathing;
A drop of
Chilled lemonade,
For parched throat;
Or may be
Cumin, mint and yogurt smoothie,
The elixir
Downed in a gulp;
The relief
Overwhelming
But

Shortlived;

28 comments:

  1. Oh, I feel this! My current summers are not anywhere this warm - or as warm as the ones of my youth . . . but I do remember. :)

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    1. These are my present summers :) Thank you so much

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  2. Chilled lemonade sounds great! We used to eat watermelon on and off all day in the summer when I was a kid.

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    1. I am not very fond of watermelons but they are the best to beat the heat so yes, that figures in too :) Thank you so much

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  3. Now I'm just thirsty. Great read.

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  4. That smoothie sounds delicious, a refreshing summer elixir.

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    1. Trust me it is. If I were to choose one favorite drink for myself, it would be this smoothie :) Thank you so much Tara

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  5. Mmmmm. I love the tastes of summer. Thanks for linking up. Remember to come back and vote at the end.

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    1. Sure. Thanks Editors :) I guess every season has somethings to look forward to :)

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  6. oh how lovely and wonderful that first sip of something cold feels on a parched throat in summer.
    This brought that feeling right to my own tongue.

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    1. Thank you so much Kir for such heart-warming compliments

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  7. Oh Ruby this is really wonderful. My mouth got dry reading it but it was nicely quenched with that wonderful smoothie! :D

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    1. Thank you so much Linda. I am also looking forward to have another round of that smoothie :)

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  8. I like how you used the coolness of the drinks to underscore how hot it really is. Great job.

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    1. Thank you so much for such encouraging words

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  9. Oh, so true! And now I want a smoothie! Great take on the prompt Ruby! :)

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    1. Come summers and I want to have a smoothie all the time :) Thank you so much Suzanne

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  10. That short-lived relief that leaves you needing more to quench your thirst and defeat the heat. Great imagery.

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  11. That's when you go and make some more (: Thanks for this taste of summer.

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    1. Thank you for your encouragement Draug

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  12. Beautiful description,poignant ending PS...come join this challenge too! http://yepirategunn.weebly.com/2/post/2013/06/ligo-haibun-challenge-1406-2106.html

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    1. Thank you so much Managua. I will definitely think of participating

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  13. Yum, yum. Although could you turn down the heat just a bit? haha

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    1. I wish it were in my hands Kymm. :D Thank you so much :)

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  14. perfect ....for a scorching summer

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    1. Thank you so much Sini. Most of us here agree with this

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