Tagged: rain

the city learns to

the city learns to
layer in the same way clouds
bunch together, prays

for just enough rain to wash
away extraneous layers
.
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when the other shoe

after two weeks and

april sews enough

cutting back winter’s

cutting back winter’s
bamboo to make room for growth –
spring has a funny

way of saying hello, armed
with snow, rain, shears, and shovel
.
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in the backyard, the

in the backyard, the
chinese mahogany rains,
leaves gliding through the

air like birds searching for its
migration route, winter is here
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: migration

monday morning, the

monday morning, the
tugboat of dawn refuses
to budge – the darkened

sky apologizes on
its behalf, sends wet missives
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: missives

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, i am recording
the sound of
rain hitting the
concrete alley
behind our home.
other sounds
wander in –
the fridge, a
cough, the memory
of your voice
saying it’s late
.
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at the tail-end of

all day, the rain falls

all day, the rain falls
in brooklyn like a fugue,
repeating the same
theme on its way
down – ledge, leaf,
rung, stoop,
ledge, leaf, rung,
stoop, ledge,
leaf, rung, stoop –
rubato-
ing and
accelerando-ing
together
with the ease of
a seasoned symphony
.
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