Summer Solstice poem


SUMMER SOLSTICE by Diane Tegarden

clouds in blue sky with sunSun shows her sweet face, warming the land
Under umbrellas, children play in the sand.
My garden explodes in apricot and peaches
Many vacationers head to the beaches.
Every day is another adventure,
Rife with surprises and memories that endure.


home grown peaches-exThis poetry form is called an acrostic, defined as “a poem or other form of writing in which the first letter, syllable or word of each line, paragraph or other recurring feature in the text spells out a word or a message.”

loves banquetThe Summer Solstice is an ancient celebration of the return of the sun, and astronomically speaking, it is the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere), whilst in the Southern Hemisphere it is Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year.

Blessed Beeeeeeeeeeees,
Diane T. and furfamily

 

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