Sunday, September 4, 2016



Rain is a war hammer.
Our roof is our shield.
We are safe in our shelter
Unless blasting wind
Pries our roof free
Or overflowing water
Creates an inland sea.

Originally published in The Cannon’s Mouth, Issue 60 (June 2016), page 66

Prayer Before Meals (1976) by Vicente Manansala

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