Sunscreen

And when I think of you
I think of morning doves
Singing ballads in the a.m.
Soaring high above the treetops
On the street where you live

I think of you and I see cloudy skies
Dulled and gray and dismal
Warning me that there is rain to come

I think of you and I hear the bomb tick
Slowly and then faster
As I await the explosion of time
But the sun always made the burns worth it
It’s warm rays somewhat comforting

And when I think of you
I think of sunscreen

Author: Catherine Caruso

Writer of words. Lover of dogs.

11 thoughts on “Sunscreen”

  1. Love this! I was wondering how you were going to incorporate “Sunscreen” into the piece, and you did so in an affecting and bittersweet way.

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