Riley welch is a poet from texas living in Denver. She posts three original poems a week. 

June Now

June now and so hot,
so falling apart.

The AC in our apartment
is not AC at all.

It is a fan in the bedroom window
that keeps the cool night air blowing in room.

I couldn’t have it on the first floor,
because I’d be too afraid.

And I’d sweat and sweat and sweat.



I just