el nino

Screen shot 2015-10-06 at 2.21.20 AM


thank you to the topless men
who tried to pass me an umbrella from a second story apartment
i refused only because i was not in distress
not about to melt.

on 6th and rampart i saw the kind of rainbow that brings people together
and then it was raining so much a man spoke to me in neither spanish nor english
crossing the street felt like fording.

in a pink sundress i wiped rain off my eyelashes
i could almost smell fall, or spring.



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