Delayed

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Windshield wipers, delay
Screeching sounds
Watching rain pour
On a chalkboard
Rain, rain, go away
Life was sunshine
Shimmered on freckled skin
Accepted and forgiven
For a moment one day
Unforseen departure
Awaiting a return, engine vibration
Soothing a voice, whimpered
Preferring her that way

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63 thoughts on “Delayed

  1. I see where y’all have had nothing but rain for what seems like forever. I can’t imagine that, really. When I lived in Texas, we had nothing like that! Must be challenging to live without sunshine when you’re used to seeing it. Hang in there, Audrey!

    • I’m not a fan of rain. It makes me depressed. I guess it’s ok once in a while. I like it more when it’s summer rain and it’s still warm outside. Or when it’s close to Christmas here in Brazil (summer hot) and I want those nostalgic feelings. That’s when I bake Christmas goodies and put on Christmas music.
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  2. Wipers screeching
    like an owl
    repeating who, who
    shall hear her heart
    when in doubt
    as rain starts
    to flood her thoughts

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