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Post No. 811




Heat shimmers

Air expands

And smoke drifts

Lazily twists and twirls

Gracefully whirls and curls

Ever upwards

Slowly gently dissipating

Dissolving in air

But still there

Smelled but unseen

As in a dream –

Doors slam

Dogs bark

Have you started the braai

They cry


©Denise G Allen, 03 June 2015 06:44

Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people! I am back after a break. Thanks for still being here, if you are! Missed you! xxx

2 thoughts on “Smoke

  1. Good one!!


  2. Ha. I cooked out last week. I love the smell of the grill. I am pretty sure the smoke is alive because no matter where I move around the grill, it follows me.


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