Someone Is Tossing Rice Against My Window

An impudent assault

Photo by Chloe Ridgway on Unsplash

Someone is tossing rice against my window.
I hear the thin clatter against the glass
a steady, impudent assault.

Except it is not rice
but freezing rain and sleet
unwelcome as any schoolyard bully.



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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.