Pummelling the roof
hardened droplets
drown out my thoughts

deafening, ridiculing
Nature’s curious
declaration of power

threatens, instructs
humility; a discordant
roar stifling creativity.


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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

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