asmallbutmeaningfullife

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Sudden Downpour

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I entered the shop

soaked to the bone

 

A man at the counter

was cradling the phone

 

Low level light produced a din

with gesturing arms

I was waved right in

 

Filled with dusty old antiquities

the store shared the tales

of people and their histories

 

His was one of sadness be told

after losing his life’s love

the business had been sold

 

What I learned from sudden downpours

that had my interest peaked

is that stories found, aren’t always held

within the words they speak

 

 

 

 

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