A new poem

Inspired by the heatwave:

heat
dripping from my skin
sliding down my neck
smothering me
in a cocoon of hot dampness
rendering me exhausted
unable to think
of anything else
skin sticks to skin
slick with sweat
mute with misery
waiting
for rain

© bardofupton 2018

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