lonely figures find some friends

Morning Sun by Edward HopperLike the Indian groom

Who gulps a glass of milk

Before getting into his marriage bed

I drink my chocolate milk

To gain courage

For a lonely night

And the morning jogs ahead.

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the rain

Passing Tulips in the Rain by Anne SwannellYou should have come back before

If you were going to bring with you the westerlies

I teased, slyly telling him

I missed him.

If the rain gods were on my side

There would be a cyclone he bantered.

I knew however

That  when a cyclone overcomes a drought

it pours.