Image of the Day: Black fly on your bare back and you can't smack it and your flesh feels like a ripe pear being crushed.
It's hot today. Hot today, hot yesterday. And so I took my dog for a walk early-ish today, earlier for me and my son, earlier than yesterday. And I was all worried about loading my son up with insect repellant, him and me, so I had him jump outta the car and sprayed and sprayed and then sprayed myself and then got the dog out and punched the car door locks, locking the car, turned around and went...oh no. No no no no. Yep. Locked my keys, my cell phone, and my purse in the car. And do you know where my extra car keys are? That's right, in my purse, so that I have my keys wherever I have my purse. So. We still took the dog for a walk, albeit a short one, and then walked to the police station and got a nice ride home. After a very very warm walk. And then I turned that experience into a rough draft poem. It's gotta be good for something, right?
But it's still hot outside, and since it's hot outside, I have a nice cool poem to blow your way, here, at the gorgeous Cider Press Review. And I'll be finding a new place for my extra keys, thank you very much.
Poetry Prompt: Write about your teeth. Or, write about biting into something.