By Yuu Ikeda

Summer echoes.

Although my hands
are never able to
give up the heat,
summer is about to
shrink back from my sight.

Dawn cries for summer,
I write for summer,
fallen leaves ring a bell
of separation
for summer.

Summer echoes.
I whisper.

Yuu Ikeda is a Japan-based poet.
She loves writing, drawing,
and reading mystery novels.
She writes poetry on her website.
Her published poems can be found
in <Nymphs>,
<Selcouth Station Press>,
<Goat’s Milk Magazine>,
<Sad Girl Review>,
and more.
Her Twitter and Instagram.

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