As The Screen Door Closes – A C


Inspired by Tennessee Williams

As The Screen Door Closes - A Child's Summer Sigh…

Those tangerine days when summer light played

late into translucent summer nights

laughter still ringing, joyous birds singing

as screen doors bang closed on the end of day

Heat in quivering waveforms

hover above the street

hot sand dancing at crowded beach

summer stars seemingly endless

and almost within arm’s reach...

Nights when we didn’t just go to the moon

so much further did we roam

—for dreams and time

are the longest distance

betwixt the realms of fantasy and home...

... innocence urged summer brown feet

and laughter followed our steps

through tangerine days

when summer light played-

- the pure delight

0f long rainy afternoons

when storms transformed

and hour isn't just an hour

- but a little piece of eternity dropped into your lap...

temporarily confinement

inside our own skins –

- day ending in double rainbows

and summer-inspired dreams;

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SharonleeGoodhand©10-Aug-15

Don't you just love those long rainy afternoons in New Orleans when an hour isn't just an hour - but a little piece of eternity dropped into your hands - and who knows what to do with it?”

― Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire

We're all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.”

― Tennessee Williams

“I didn't go to the moon, I went much further—for time is the longest distance between two places”

― Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie

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