Monday, August 17, 2015

Embracing Summer

boats in the sky

windless afternoon
leaves unmoving

cicadas' buzz electric
in mid-August heat

gifts of water lilies
sprawl over lake's edge

this hoped-for day
bathed in white light

embracing the summer
that you longed for

© 2015 Richard Havenga

Photo Locations:

1. Grattan Township, Kent County, Michigan 

2. Pickerel Lake Park - Fred Meijer Nature Preserve - Kent County, Michigan

3. Sioux Falls, South Dakota