Summer Evening

Close of hot June day—
soft sea breeze, high crescent moon,
cool waves kiss the shore.

We’ve enjoyed a bit of a heat wave this past week, an unusually early occurrence here in the easternmost province of Canada.

I call it a bonus because our summers are notoriously short, and after a long winter and spring, warm sun-filled days are more than welcome. I’m also grateful for the coastal breezes that keep things temperate.

This is my contribution to A Photo a Week Challenge: Dusk – nancy merrill photography

16 thoughts on “Summer Evening

  1. I just love the close of the day when I’m near water. It’s so calming, as if to say everything has been wrapped up so it’s time to rest easy. Love your haiku, too ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s been very hot here although last week we had a couple days when we were able to turn off the A/C and open windows. Not so now! Hope you are doing well, Jennifer ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š

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  2. Ahhh … pure bliss, Jennifer! ๐Ÿ˜€ How wonderful to enjoy the sea breeze through your days of the heatwave – as the beaches here are far too crowded at the moment I’ll enjoy yours instead! Have a wonderful summer, even if it is a bit too short! hugs xx

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    1. Ooh, not a fan of crowded beaches at all. Especially now. The fog is slowly lifting here at the moment with the promise of more sunshine this afternoon. I wish I could freeze time and keep summer here until December. You have a wonderful summer too, Annika. Thanks! xx

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