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 from Northern California. You can follow him on instagram @jasonbrendel.

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