A Haiku expressing how I gradually become a slave to the summer heat. I'm forced to appreciate the summer beauty either from the comforts of indoor air conditioning while looking through a window, or getting up into the mountains where it's cooler. Maybe others can relate.

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Summer Heat

Doug W Benson © more by Doug W Benson

Published by Family Friend Poems June 26, 2024 with permission of the Author.

Deathly heat sets in
Choose windows or mountain tops
I become a slave



Doug William Benson has been a practicing physical therapist since 2007. His areas of interest and expertise are in geriatric and neurological rehabilitation including stroke, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. His newfound love for poetry and expressive writing comes from the recent rediscovery of various poems he wrote in junior...

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