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Rain

It is raining in California, a straight rain
Cleaning the heavy oranges on the bough,
Filling the gardens till the gardens flow,
Shining the olives, tiling the gleaming tile,
Waxing the dark camellia leaves more green,
Flooding the daylong valleys like the Nile.


Karl Shapiro, "California Winter"

One small compensation of being unemployed is that I don't have to go out in it.
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