8.12.2014

Ode to Summer's End


Goodbye, summer.
The schoolwork's calling me away
From frivolous things.
I'm loath to leave your freedoms and joys,
But I know we'll meet again.

You gave me so much over these few months:
Watermelon, strawberries, and pineapples,
Ice cream, long walks, and fireworks,
Water games and tan lines,
Flip flops and hammocks,
Books,
Travel.

I flew in an airplane (minus adult supervision).
I enjoyed a shaving cream fight, sleepover, and more with a group of wonderful, God-loving girls.
I hung with cousins, usually off at colleges across the country.
I even got (and this was truly a life-long dream) pooped on by a bird, while at a Rangers game.

And though I loved every moment of my summer,
And spent it very well,
I bid adieu to those hot, sticky Texas days,
In hope I'll soon see another miracle: fall.

~Madeline

2 comments:

  1. You have dreamt of getting pooped on by a bird?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yep. Always wanted to get pooped on by a bird. :) No joke.

      Delete

Thank you for reading! Also, thank you for making my day brighter with your encouraging words. I cherish each and every comment. If you check back in a day or two, I should have responded to your note. Thanks for dropping me a line!

~Madeline