A Letter To Persephone

We could head for home when the sun comes out and the rain slows down.

You said,

“Is September always this warm in Virginia?”

I guess that really depends on where you are.

When You’re with me my temperature is elevated.

It seems cold when we’re apart.

And the waves attack the shorelines both in and out of season here. And a higher tide is a longer night alone.

Because you won’t cross the bridge in winter, it always seems to snow a bit more than it did when we were kids.

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