Since they were children, they’d ridden their bikes all summer, at first with stabilisers, and their bikes grew with them. This year, hair bleached from the sun and faces full of freckles, they realised their friendship had blossomed.
ticking cycle wheels
grasshoppers in the long grass
Kim M. Russell, 31st July 2019
My response to Carpe Diem #1714 Summer Has Ended … free styling
Time has flown and we have reached the last day of July and the final episode of the Summer Love month, when we can choose our own Summer Love prompt in a ‘free-styling’ episode. Because I missed the first prompt of this month, I’m going to try the extreme haibun, which is a short story in which we may use a maximum of 50 words, including the poetry, on the theme of summer love.