Poetry by Jeff Green

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Summer showers

by cricketjeff on February 17, 2010.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

Damn that rain!

She laughed at him
holding his briefcase
over his head.

Her umbrella kept her dry
kept her t-shirt white
and let her hair bounce.

The rain ran
past the case
inside his suit
under his collar
into his heart.

And she laughed!

A sound of sunlight
incongruous
and infectious.

He laughed too
put down the case
and shrugged.
Too wet already
what difference could more rain make?

And then

she furled the umbrella …