Summer Solstice

on the longest day

as the sun sets

stand on the shoreline

hold still in time

as the sun sets

let the waning light

hold minutes, seconds

strive for peace 

in the waning light

stand at land’s end

in search of peace

on this longest day

—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®.

3 thoughts on “Summer Solstice

  1. Your poem is absolutely perfect for this day and this place! I just saw it right after I finished talking to you. What is this form of writing called? It is really unusual and perfect for quieting the soul. You are amazing!

    Sent from my iPad



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