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Majid Naficy: Under One Umbrella

The geese do not fit in one pond
The seagulls on one lookout
Nor you and I under one umbrella.


And yet, it rains equally
Over raspberry bushes,
Anis weed and poison oak,
Over the waveless bay,
The bike path, and our words.


Let us close this umbrella
And skip in the rain.
Perhaps it will wash us
And bring our hearts
Closer together.

Copyright 2020 Majid Naficy

Rainbow umbrella

2 comments on “Majid Naficy: Under One Umbrella

  1. Barbara Huntington
    June 13, 2020

    Read this three times in a row, enjoying it more each time. Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

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