The simple taste of watermelon
sugar in the summer
settles on a tongue
chalked with memories
like the time we all doorbell ditched the Dixon's
or raced peanuts to the sewage
on a rainy day
felt the breeze
and set out to fly a turtle kite
watch it float in the sky
like a dream.
Jason Brendel
Jason Brendel

Jason Brendel is an author, poet, and comedian living in Austin, Texas. Navigate the buttons below to follow him on social media, make a donation, or purchase his collection of laugh-out-loud poetry on Amazon.

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