Music: Oiseaux Tristes.
By Maurice Ravel. Sequenced by Barry Littler.

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Summer shimmers in the sizzling sun,
Unbearable until one finds some shade.
Mere movement breaks a sweat, as one would trade
More daylight for less heat. Day is done
Eventually, and night comes naked, yearning,
Ravenous, its wet black body burning.

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