Over a Card Game in a Room With No Electricity

the raindrop

that splatters

 

on the kitchen

counter means

 

there is a leak

in the roof again

 

my mother takes

an extra shift at

 

night my father

drowns the thought

 

and I pick up my pen

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
Our world
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