Glistening in the sunlight
The ruffles on the water
As my feet felt the cool, prickly sand under the water,
My toes disappearing in the little ice cubes of sand,
Seaweed is slinking along the sides of my ankles
Back and forth with the water
Then the feeling of ice rushing onto my legs
As I stand in the freezer for the first time
It is not quite summer yet,
Not a soul as far as the eye could see.
Dreaming of the warmth and hot sweaty days,
Pulling my jacket tighter to my body,
So close I can feel the days running off the page,
When I can return my feet to their free feeling.
I walk to the lonely car in the lot,
Knowing that soon, it will be filled with many others just like mine.
Longing for the sound of whistles blowing and people talking,
I step into the warmth of my car until another day.
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