Join Delores, MotherOwl, and me as we chill out over this topic. If we do our job well, you'll shiver with the thrill of a poem well made. (When was the last time a poem made you shiver?? Ah, well.)
You can leave a poem in the comments, or post on your own blog. If you do the latter, please let us know in the comments so we can come along and applaud. Use the topic, or not - your choice. Have fun!
I am writing this in the final hours of Sunday evening because I had a busy week (and weekend) at work and didn't get around to "pome-ing" until now. The heat and humidity were overpowering here yesterday and the earlier part of today, so this was a great topic for this week.
Luckily, we had a terrific downpour a few hours ago and things are much cooler now. I guess "rainstorm" is one thing that cools people down.
But it's not as if you can just order up a rainstorm anytime the weather gets hot. So what are some other ways to get cooled off?
Oh, look, here's a poem to explain it all! It's a short one, because I'm running out of time, and also I stupidly just closed my finger in the door and it hurts to type :)
Be The Coolest Cat Around
Sit in a kiddy pool
Swim in a lake
Slurp up a popsicle
Eat ice cream cake
Jump in the shower
Sit by a fan
Run through a sprinkler
Do 'em all if you can
And if you have plenty
Of money to spend
Go live somewhere cold
Until the heat ends!
Also, sunglasses make you cool, but in a different way.
Some of these funnies have snow, which is another great way to get cool. Except . . . if it's snowing, you're probably not feeling terribly hot. It's a conundrum, isn't it?
This is clearly how you can afford to move somewhere else.
Snowmen are cool. Snow dogs are cool too.
Kitty thinks the melted spot is a box. Or kitty does not like the cold snow. Or both.
Kitty is not happy. I think kitties in general like summer better than winter.
I just hope his humans appreciated his work.
Bill is so suspicious!! He's behaving just like a cat!!
That is one cool bear.
But it would be so nice and cool . . .
Oh, all right! Five more minutes.