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Rated: E · Poetry · Activity · #2066026
Random thoughts on a summer's weekend backyard barbecue.
Breeze

The cascading of scarlet flesh;
Searing beneath the blazing sunlight;
From a summer's cloudless sky;


Scant,

Sprite revealing summer garb,
See through tops and skimpy shorts,
Trend-set the shameless eye-candy

Sizzling,

An impromptu weekend barbecue;
Quaffed alcohol, gluttonous gouging, burping;
Discarded paper plates on a messy littered lawn


Shrilling;

Sugar-hyped little savages roughhouse
Muddy torn apparel; skinned knees, elbows
Wipe the tear and kiss the nasty boo-boo.


Clinking,

Ice rattling in gin and tonics,
Memoirs of passed transgressions, tempers fray;
Ensuing the start of another inane family feud
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