SUMMER IN MANHATTAN
“It is a beauteous evening, calm, and free.”
Alas! The thermometer reads 103.
Reason for my depravity?
All right, I speak it aloud:
I fell in with a bad crowd—
Louis Phillips is the author of over 50 books for children and adults. His most recent book is 4, four stories, four plays, and four poems. Available as a paperback or e-book.