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As a boy,

I used to dread,

the end of summer,

sitting around in the heat,

with nothing to do,

baseball glove resting in the grass,

not able to will myself,

into another game of catch,

sitting around sweating,

in the dog days of summer,

all the while,

knowing it was better than school.

Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.

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