Today's poem is by Ted Kooser

Heat Lightning

At the horizon, July in heavy boots
paces the hot floor of the darkness.
A bulb in a wobbly lamp jiggles.

Or is that you, my love, approaching
across the firefly hills, swinging
a sloshing pail of moonlight?

Copyright © 2005 Ted Kooser All rights reserved
from Smartish Pace
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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