Now. Summer 2014. June 21. 6:51 a.m. EDT.

greece-summer-beach-vacation-bliss

It’s a memory I’ve hoarded for twenty-odd years
and still claim in moments of déjà vu when time stops,
its seed case cracks open, as a storm cracks open,

a whole summer happens in one hour, and I know again
what Plato’s paradise of souls awaiting rebirth is made of:

birdsong, thunder, green, cicadas, and heat.

— Margaret Holley, from “Walking Through the Horizon


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  1. Happy Summer Solstice, David! 🙂

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  2. So very nice!

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  3. yes, enjoy ever moment of the solstice and beyond. being on that beach in greece would help me enjoy it even more )

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  4. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Officially starts today … SUMMER!!!

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  5. Summer is waiting a bit before it hits us on Vancouver Island. It’s 12 degrees right now. I’m sure it will warm up.(Can’t get much cooler – except it was 11 this morning. )

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  6. Enjoy summer, David, you’ve earned it!

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