• Gary Hunter

Purple Tongue - March 24, 2022

you want the sun

but you know

you need the rain


sometimes

it happens both ways

like this morning


where you’d see a rainbow

in each raindrop

if you could only

slow them down


yep

slow them way down

for this selfie:


your mouth wide open

as one droplet stops

at the tip of your nose

and sticks out

its purple tongue

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