White sheets

DSC_0989.JPGAnd now rain drops.

The sound of a steady pita-pat.

The sound increasing

Rain falling

Suddenly a crescendo

White sheets spattered

Grey spots

On white sheets

Nearly dry white sheets

Water spatters

Water stained

White sheets

Turning grey

Hanging limp now

Hanging to the ground

And you are gone

Awake now in the darkness

Uncertain of the time

Lying listening

To the rain

Rain hitting against

The bedroom window.


(Excerpt “White sheets”)