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One Hundred Twelve In Las Vegas



The weather ladders in Las Vegas
scale a daily climb.
One hundred twelve degrees is common
in the summertime.
Estivation from summer fever
leads to indolence.
Intolerance of brash discomfort
peaks in impudence.
Dry heat creates a stove range oven
for baking a cake.
Dehydration demands more liquids
for a healthy sake.
Temperature inversions overnight
offer no relief.
Initial morning fresh-air supply
fails as a motif.
The weather extremes in Las Vegas
ride a carousel.
One hundred degrees below boiling
feels hotter than h***.

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