Source: Jeffrey Rousseau

I’m Merely Petals On A Sidewalk

Magenta petals fallen on a rain-slicked sidewalk.
Am I not like this image before me?.
A sidewalk that can do nothing but be still.
Be still as this rain engulfs me.
Below those gray skies I loathe.

I am unmovable and helpless.
The rain, can I not fight it?
Can any of us fight nature? The inevitable?
I have…