Friday, September 03, 2010

Flash 55 Friday - Hot, Hot, Hot - September 3, 2010



Flash 55 Friday - Hot, Hot, Hot - September 3, 2010

It's hotter here than Hades,
In the San Francisco Bay,
Where normally gentle foggy breezes,
Make it a pleasant place to stay.

My Southern belle upbringing,
Says I glisten, I don't sweat,
But, then, kindly tell me why it is,
I end up soaking wet!

Hot spell, 
Do not stay!
 Or I'll surely melt away!

Carmen Henesy
Copyright (c) 2010 by Carmen Henesy
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16 comments:

  1. Send it my way! We're already in highs in the low 70's and lows in the 40s here in Montana. I'm wearing a sweater right now.

    My 55 is here.

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  2. Very cute 55! I like it.

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  3. P.S. Just a comment on the music: I once watched a large group of Cubans dancing outdoors at Bayfront Park on a sunny weekend day in Miami. My favorite couple were really getting down to Hot! Hot! Hot! He was about 75 years old and looked like Anthony Quinn. She was about 8 years old and adorable. And their moves were hot, hot, hot. It was one of my favorite moments ever.

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  4. The lovely Carmen Hennesy,
    A retired Nurse on a mission.
    To sail to every oceanic port...
    To have fun and NEVER Glisten.

    Loved your 55 My Dear..

    You Rock The Planet Baby..
    Have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  5. and there are those who doubt global warming!

    we have had 35 of over 90degree weather here in CT one hour north of NYC. eeek!

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  6. Dear carmen,
    I really hope you do not melt away!

    Suffocating ... as here in the Canaries...
    Great 55!

    Still a few weeks for the Fall- I see!
    :)
    D.

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  7. I believe ladies glisten, men perspire and horses sweat. I liked your poem!

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  8. beautiful poem

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  9. Great 55. You made me feel the heat. Thanks for coming by to read mine.

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  10. teehee...supposed to be down in the 70s here this weekend...i can not wiat...come on fall!

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  11. So what counts as hot in San Francisco?

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  12. Oh yes, I can relate. Been living in the tropics for about a year or two myself....*sigh* so badly want to go home. I'm done.

    I liked your 55....

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  13. We just had some storms blow through and take away the horrible heat and humidity. I wish the same for you. I did smile at the "glisten" as my mother always said "men sweat, women glow" - lol! As you say - either way you end up wet! lol!

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  14. Well, I'm sure one who is glad you don't sweat...but glisten instead--I just grin!

    Actually I LOVE the hot, hot, hot. So long as I can be in air conditioned comfort!!!

    Seems like yesterday we were ALL whining about the "longest cold spell" in memory.

    Carmen, my "55' is HERE

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  15. It was terribly hot last wednesday...summer's crazy this year!

    happy weekend carmen!

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