El Niño Effects

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Once on a drear day,

My running steps took me past

Wee scenes of whimsy. 

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As I consider

Running with an umbrella,

A plant shows me hers.

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 There, behind that bush–

Rains bestow a red necklace

On grateful green ferns.

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Scattered yellow leaves–

No seasons in Florida?

Looks like fall from here.

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Where are the E.T.s

Who abandoned their spaceship

In this stone garden?

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The tree sees herself

In the gray puddle mirror,

Glad for rainy days.

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Lone bird flies above.

Reminds me I’m no poet–

Just a road runner.

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Beaming in the dark,

Plucky little peach blossom

Tries to light my path.

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Looking for happy;

Try to feel puddle-lucious–

Wet feet make it tough. 

Water is water

But a hot shower will trump

This shivery rain.

 

hot shower

Ahhh.

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......former public defender/legal aid lawyer, Teach For America teacher, and always running....

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