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Swelter [Aug. 15th, 2013|08:38 pm]
rejectomorph
The heat grows more intense, and afternoons are a dazed time. When evening arrives with its cooling breezes, I'm already exhausted. All I can do is sit on the back porch and listen to the crickets. The cicadas are buzzing now, too, which is a less appealing development. Cicadas are like raw nerves in my ears. In a few weeks they will be loud and inescapable. Arid August slouches toward September, which is apt to be as arid. I only hope it won't be as hot.
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[User Picture]From: daisydumont
2013-08-16 06:38 pm (UTC)
I'd like cicadas better than my tinnitus, I bet, but that's not saying much. It's a sound I associate with childhood and safety, probably.

Sure hope you get a cooling trend!
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[User Picture]From: flying_blind
2013-08-17 05:08 pm (UTC)
I don't remember ever having heard cicadas when I was a kid. Maybe the climate of Los Angeles doesn't suit them.
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