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Phillip Coffey - Dipper of water

DIPPER OF WATER, By Phillip Coffey
Summer season soon will appear in the Northern Hemisphere with plenty of sunshine.
Storms will arise from the Sahara Desert moving westward into the Caribbean tropics.
Put aside all those winter garments, adapt to the changes into warmth and the oppressive heat.
Swimming holes spotted being filled in many communities-kids and elders splashing about together.

Sun-bathing will commence -sadly perhaps reaching at some point down the road - melanoma.
Cover that body with whatever needed to protect the skin given to cover all of the internal organs.
Many will take on by necessity the heated conditions-farmers, construction workers and perhaps hottest of all - roofers.
What can I do about all the oppression? Maybe take the exhausted a dipper of cool water.
Note: Done farm work, construction work, and roofing numerous occasions to make a dollar. Also stupidly, sunburns in the 70s.

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