summer haiku series: nature

I intended for this category to be about the natural world, but somehow it morphed into a reflection on human nature.

July’s sunshine blinds
Cloaks me thick like muggy fog
I melt, gleam, glisten

By nature consumes me whole
Alone I am free

III.  Smile
The predator hunts
The prey cowers, then defends
Don’t be a rude bitch

Two generations
Of drinkers course through my blood
Second day sober

Outstretched before me
The skinny shadow beast glides
Son of the stark sun

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