street sounds (4): rain care

a car washes
up the road

ssshhhhwwooowwwrrrraaaarrrhhh

as the rain

tappa-tappa-tappa-tap

ta-ta           ta-ta

comes down

the street runs
like a river flows

the cars drift by
like powered boats

and the rain
cares less than naught

tappa-ta tappa-ta

bouncing
spreading wide
upon the tin
the rain
cares nothing

ssshhhhwwooowwwrrrraaaarrrhhh


© Frank Prem, 2017

October 2017 Poem #37: bass line

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