Dogs 2013

ANOTHER COOLING CYCLE
(9/19/13)


3:30 am

September 19th

the A/C
kicks on
and wakes me
from a strange
dream

I have
long since
tired
of this summer

the days
are shorter
by a large degree
but the heat
persists

that persistence

that day
after day
sameness

wears
a person
down

it wore
my mother
down

she died
7:10 am
9/19/2000

I think
of her
now

pull
the sheet
up around
me

and wait
for something
else
to end