2.20.2013

rain on the roof (redux)

Concentric circles
on Spring Creek
outside a bathroom window--
a woman perches on a clawfoot tub,
her mouth reflected in the beveled mirror
above an ancient pedestal sink,
incanting into the telephone:
No, listen. No--
She is beautiful, as is the rain
reflected on the roof--

Mama Zen asked the Real Toads to contribute to the constructing of a Toad House in 48 words or less. I decided to re-write and condense a long, rambling thingy from a couple years back.