beneath a billion cloudless nights the chatter
of earthworms in the absence of rain
splash among the last winter leaves
as if the sound of rain alone
is enough to swell
my heart the hard cracked soil
and make me spring again

Image: Ali Abdul Rahman on Unsplash

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