At least four people have been killed after heavy rain, closing roads and railways and forcing hundreds to evacuate. Troops have been deployed to help with rescue efforts in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic.
Where has the summer gone? In Europe, we're suffering from a lack of heat. This has been the case for many summers past. Yet, I remember a time of warmth when I could sit in the garden and absorb the relaxing rays.
I wrote this poem eight years ago.
A GARDEN ALTAR