Treasure Island

Eloida Capuno


Like This Heart


the rain poured its might tonight
rushing with thunderous wrath
i watched how it pounded
the ground below
the rainfall seem endless
like tears that would not go

on some days it is the sun
scorching the earth no end
its blistering heat is just too much
it cracks the pavement hard
but the rain comes to dissipate
the smoldering fire

and for a while the earth is fine
like this heart.

Submitted: Saturday, June 29, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013

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