Washing Away

Cool wind moves soft across my skin
evening flowers, dimmed now by twilight,
scent air that tastes fresh and new
dissolving heat and work into night.

One more job to do
unpegging laundry from a swaying line
towels roughened with use
pillow cases and sheets worn thin by time.

Copyright © 2021 Kim Whysall-Hammond

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