Lakeside Tuesday

Under the maple branches

the three o’clock sun will glitter

pelicans tailgate a fishing party

while a buckeye butterfly rests

upon a tangle of grapevines

then moves to a skeletal lounge chair

dock planks of warped wood gape

as summer slips between the spaces

                                    -Deb Johnston

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I am a former educator, writing in central Wisconsin. When not writing or encouraging students to write, I enjoy lighthouses on the Great Lakes, family campouts, and walking our dog. I am a member of SCBWI. I have a masters degree in education and have been published in The Mailbox MagazineThe Education Center®, The Mailbox®,The Idea Magazine for Teachers®.

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