Summer slowly succumbs
to its fate of allotted days;
its strong bond with the sun
waning ever so politely
with some days of warmth
still gifted, as though
they were the final
kisses goodbye
between parting lovers.

Selected byNolcha Fox
Image credit:Dakota Roos

About the Author: Michael Acker lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has lived in various parts of the world; his early education was in German and French(Munich, Germany).  Mike enjoys writing short poetry, especially with the intent of exploring the possibilities latent in a single image.