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The Dead Heat

I melted in the dead heat To a pool of skin and sweat, No wind blowing a warning Of the coming of Hot Death. I melted in the dead heat On my way to work a day, Hot Death on … Continue reading

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An Irregular Irish Summer

An Irish summer lasts three days. Sometimes, if we’re lucky, one per month. We get high temperatures And we complain about them, And then they go away, Replaced by a wet patch or four, Flash floods and lightning storms, And … Continue reading

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