summer ambiguity

the mid afternoon light has dimmed            a rumble
sounds vaguely from somewhere outside            surrounds
and then fills the house with its growl

through the window an overflowing            vibrant green
amid the crowded lushness of early summer leaves
the climbing-tree is full of harbouring propeller-seeds

the patio framework recedes            all green-painted slats and joists
spattered with a fresh pattern that appears as we watch
a rain of swollen droplets is bursting           striking slantwise

the house shivers at a renewed growl
I shiver too
the summer is ambiguous


© Frank Prem, 2002

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