Poetry

Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow   Swimming in the summer rain Raindrops dimpling the Surf Club pool We see a hazy double rainbow.   A father carrying his daughter Is gently bobbing up and down— Raindrops dimpling the Surf Club pool.   The Sunday crowds are thinning out, Picnickers are getting damp Despite a hazy double rainbow.   The band is packing up to go, But we’re already wet right through Swimming in the summer rain.   Christmas carols peter out. The father’s smiling at his child Rainbow, he tells her. Double rainbow.   Wedding Cake Island is embraced By bands of light…

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