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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest · #1297144
they say it's not the heat but the humidity
Mango Moon

the air warm and moist
sticky on the skin
like mango syrup

turning off the A/C
I revel in the heat

the full July moon
ripens like a perfect fruit
ready for plucking

in the shimmer before the storm
I puddle away




Prompt Subject: Thank You Mr. Weatherman! (Any aspect of weather)
Word(s) to use: syrup
Word(s) not to use: [none]
Other requirements/restrictions: No traditional rhyming (end rhyme); other specific forms (if stated) or free verse only!
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