Sunday, August 15, 2010

Sunday 160 Summer Heat


Heat dripped from the skies
like condensation
from the roof of a sweat lodge.
Even the wind bore down
like billows to a smelter.
August arrived with full force.
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The Sunday 160 only uses 160 characters (including spaces).
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33 comments:

Autumnforest said...

Sounds like AZ right now....

G-Man said...

A sweat Lodge?
Yeah brother...
The Dog Days..

Very descriptive..
I played today!!!!!

Claudia said...

I wish we had temperatures like this - but here in Germany it's cool and rainy....

nice and hot 160 - and mine is up as well

Have a great Sunday!

Alice Audrey said...

I was just thinking about that today, how many places are at their hottest in August, while Montana tends to start cooling down.

Mine is here

joanny said...

ah Monkey Man

A scintillating ,sizzling 160 you wrote, nice...

Cheers
Joanny

I linked up to Sunday 160 as well.

Pete Marshall said...

again you amaze...what a scorching 160..too hot for me to handle!!!! well done..mines up and couldnt resist a tribute to Poe!!!!

can be found at http://petemarshall.blogspot.com/2010/08/dance-of-masqueradea-tale-in-160.html

cheers Monkeyman..pete

Brian Miller said...

it was actually kinda overcast here yesterday...which kept it rather cool...a nice relief from the heat so far this summer...

my 160 is here.

the walking man said...

I can live with it as long as it is not a harbinger of what February 's bite is going to be like.

Mona said...

Ripe and mellow fruitfulness...

You bet, its kind of hot August this season!

Cheryl said...

We're already moving into fall. I feel for ya...

Mine's here.

Prayer Girl said...

Your picture looks exactly like how it feels here in South Florida.

Your words are a perfect description.

Mine is up.

PG

sheri said...

NICE one, monkey man...i can feel my skin blistering while i sit in front of the air vent ;) but if i stepped outside, your 160 served up the truth for those of us living in central kentucky!
you really chose power packed words...awesome!

Harris Channing said...

I hear you! It's way too hot here too. Makes it so I don't even want to go outside. Not that I could stay out very long if I wanted to!

http://harrischanningauthor.blogspot.com/

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annell said...

It took my breath away.

f82bfat said...

How accurate this is. It's 8 a.m. here and already 75. Tomorrow it's 102 they say. I'm not sure folks even sweat this much inside a sweat lodge. Your words are right on target. My 160 is up.

tracyhsays.com said...

Truer words were never written any better than these...it's just HOT! Hotter then 40 hells here in Tennessee :) Excellent 160!
I did a little romance for mine, here
http://tracyhsays.com/2010/08/14/august-15-2010-sunday-160/

Cheers! and a big glass of sweet iced tea :)

PattiKen said...

"Heat dripped from the skies..." Oh, I like this. Wonderful imagery. Now, where's my fan?

Oh, and I'm up here.

The Thirteenth Crossing said...

It's beautiful and cool in Philadelphia today. Slightly rainy too. After a Summer full of heat waves it is nice to catch a break. I tried my first 160 today.

Sunday 160: Almost New Room

rudy said...

Love your 160! Heatwave here too... should have written about it like you instead of grumbling :)

Mine is here.

Jhannet said...

Definitely capture the essence of August.

My 160 contribution is at:

http://randomthoughtsandmusings.wordpress.com/2010/08/15/time-a-sunday-160/

Enchanted Oak said...

You did a blockbuster job in 160 characters, MM. It's always a treat to see what you've done. A few rivulets of sweat ran down my cheekbones for a moment there. It's lovely here in CA. Clear and warm and still. You must be taking the heat for us.

Me said...

Just the way I like it! :)

Gorgeous 160, MM. I'm taking the week off, but should be back next time!
-C

moondustwriter said...

Hot stuff MM

can't find my bestseller

kkrige said...

Have seen so many play along, I thought I might try today. You can check it out here.

http://krigek.blogspot.com/2010/08/bringing-out-big-guns.html

Stranger said...

Wow! Great stuff in so few words! I just posted my first attempt on my StrangerUpstairs blog.

Mama Zen said...

That's Oklahoma right now!

kavisionz said...

Hurray to Autumn!!!!
I need a hanky to wipe off the sweat after reading this... phheewww... :)
An awesome one, MM!!! Thanks...

Here is my 160... it's slightly different.. so, please be kind :)

Unknown Mami said...

I could feel the heat.

Unknown Mami said...

Sort of like when you can see it rising from the pavement.

dcwright02 said...

beautifully written... sounds to me like you are having a hot summer. I wish I could say the same!

Tina said...

I hate summer. You captured the heat of it brilliantly.

Marla said...

Boy Howdy, did it ever!