Summer’s Delights

NaPoWriMo  April 29  and  Photo Challenge to share a photograph that captures motion and tell the story behind it.  Several summers ago we were delighted to have our daughter and grandchildren join us for a weekend in Provincetown. Oh the joys and innocence of childhood!


Summer’s Delights

Apple tree blossoms in curly hair
knocked off their branches
during the morning climb
by scraped and knobby knees.

Sidewalks with white chalk not snow
crooked squares and wiggly numbers
smudged by hop scotch jumps
and dripping lime popsicles.

Seaside escapades scented by Coppertone
childhood tag at water’s edge
joy forever captured in portraits
of red-brown freckles on sun flushed cheeks.

One thought on “Summer’s Delights

  1. AnnMarie Roselli-Kissack April 29, 2015 / 10:19 am

    Morning Lillian.
    Your words evoke so many grand childhood memories. I will carry the scent of Coppertone with me all day.
    annmarie 🙂
    Have a lovely Wednesday

    Liked by 1 person

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