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rainy days

My balcony has become
a safe haven  
for birds  
pot plants  
and a rambunctious toddler
 
It's been raining  
like the heavens
want to punish the earth
and wash away
everything that's wrong  
with the world
 
We've been trapped  
in our four walled structures
huddled up
seeking warmth and entertainment  
I drink tea like a tonic  
against the cold  
while my son plays  
in the sheltered rain  
watches the birds
and picks flowers  
better left on the plants
 
Inside he pours water  
all over the floor
like a protest against  
the lack of indoor rain  
but I fear the cold  
will jump into his bones  
and I can't bear the thought  
of us both getting sick  
while the deluge outside
mocks us and continues to fall  
uncaring about those of us
unequipped to deal  
with the flooding sky  
 
We watch movies  
sing songs  
snack on lazy food  
build blocks
kick a ball around  
and have a million cuddles  
 
My balcony has become
a save haven  
for birds  
pot plants  
and a rambunctious toddler
 
Inside he pours water  
all over the floor
like a protest against  
the lack of indoor rain  
 
My floor now covered  
in soggy towels  
that won't dry til tomorrow  
 
Perhaps I should just  
let him loose outside  
in a raincoat  
 
My balcony has become
a safe haven  
for birds  
pot plants  
and a rambunctious toddler
on these half drowned days
that don't want to end  
 
Indie Adams 2022
Indie
Written by Indie (Miss Indie)
Published
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