Rain Curtain racing towards
Can I beat it home?
Dont know, with this big sack of mangoes
Get a move on Rain a---Coming.
Lighting and thunder together.
What is it that everybody says?
Oh, yea God is bowling again.
Standing in a puddle of water in the car port.
Home at last. Rain really falling now.
Mother yelling, " That you Louie?"
"Yea, Mom." as I drip all over everything.
"Are you wet ?"Yells my mom from upstairs.
"No, Mom," as I reach for a towel off the line.
Standing there listening to
The tin roof giving up a Calliope of sounds
It is raining really hard now,
Jimmys house next door has disappeared.
But across the street the sun is shining brightly.
Phone rings, my Mom yells, "Joeys on the line."
"Something about a game. Are you going?"
I answer, " Yea, Mom, I am on my way. See-ya."
I race to the football field, the rain has stopped.
My Moms words ringing in my ears.
Supper in an hour be there. Dont be late.
"And, Louie, Rain a---Coming