Cat Wang on Beating the Heat

Now that it’s hot the
master busies himself with
new window treatments.

Filtered sunlight leaves
our rooms rather poetic.
As for me I crawl

under a rhodo-
dendron and push my nose in-
to the fresh blossoms.

Master freaks out
but I don’t go down in the
words of his girlfriend.

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Cranston RI and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. He can be reached at D'Evelyn has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. Before retiring he held positions at The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard University Press, Boston University and Brown University. He ran a literary agency for ten years, publishing books by Leonard Nathan and Arthur Quinn, among others. Before moving to Portland OR he was managing editor at Single Island Press, Portsmouth NH. He blogs at and other sites.

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