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Summer nights…

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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With windows wide, I breathe the night,
And watch the shifting web of light,
I see the hunter’s silent wings,
While in the moonlight robin sings.

The night is hot, yet I must sleep,
And so into my bed I creep.
I hit the pillow and I groan…
All I can hear’s a constant drone.

Upstairs have an electric fan
Upon which there should be a ban,
It’s echoing right through the floor…
And I’m not sleepy any more.

I hear it whirring, though it’s late,
I even hear it oscillate.
It’s still a-whirr at half past three,
It’s doing good for them, not me.

What’s wrong with windows open wide?
Why should we from the darkness hide?
Let fresh air in and mozzies out.
That’s what a good night’s sleep’s about.

I’d rather follow my old granny
Than some ‘health and safety’ nanny.
What is it really…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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