Cold Water

upon a handful of sand
the fool made his stand
and proclaimed his domain

deaf to wiser men who plead
that he abandon his stead
all entreaties were in vain

until came the tide
until came the rain
that washed away his bed,
dousing his stubborn
hot little head

Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

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