Friday, August 12, 2016

Summer Memories by Darlene Beck Jacobson

S and sticking to sweaty skin - perfect for building.
U nder an umbrella, hiding from the sun.
M ilkshakes from a tall silver vessel - enough to share.
M udpies served to dolls with tea.
E ating from a tray table in front of the TV 'cause it's too hot in the kitchen.
R iding the carousel for a quarter.  The ride lasts forever 'cause the guy is flirting with mom.
M ovies at the drive-in.  A car load of kids for $2.00.
O range toe nails felt so grown up and daring.
R eplaying 45's - "She Loves You" and "Twist and Shout" - until daddy begs us to stop.
I ce cream cones dripping down mt hand.  How fast can you lick?
E verything seems possible in summer.
S itting under a tree with The Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, and Archie and Friends.  Reading All Day!

2 comments:

  1. These are fantastic. Love the milkshake in the silver vessel.

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  2. Yes, yes,yes! Those milkshakes! The 45s! And you have to write more about the long carousel ride because of the flirtation with Mom!

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