71/365: Late Winter Desert
I miss rain.
The sparsity of long winters held
within such large space here
is its own kind of drought.
Meditation on a wet sidewalk
steaming under rain after a hot day,
my feet pressed to porous concrete,
the plash of drops hitting the rush to the gutter,
my heart walks a desert.
I am writing one poem every day in 2016, and I am using the hashtag #365poems to document my progress.