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surrender

That day in Llandover woods
I got caught in a downpour.
I felt frightened, at first,
having left my jacket
in the coat closet at home.
But then, unhurried,
I let the warm rain drench me,
and began to smile
as drops on the leaves high above
resounded like applause.

surrender

That day in Llandover woods
I got caught in a downpour.
I felt frightened, at first,
having left my jacket
in the coat closet at home.
But then, unhurried,
I let the warm rain drench me,
and began to smile
as drops on the leaves high above
resounded like applause.

Rebecca Snow Landa  41, Seattle

 
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