Humidity grows high and heat holds it tight.
Pupils wiggle free of their seats. An angel cracks
A can open. A voice breaks. Triple plays transpire. Twilight
Corazon radio love, Sonido Suave and tank tops are back
With a vengeance. Sirens interrupt. Kids and flirt. Beach
Boys “oldies” resound with static edges. Freedom screams.
Whiffle-snap nights herald the long-awaited reach
Of linden tree and garbage June. Waterfowl careen,