Last night’s was
A textbook rain
Bookended by
The call of the brain fever bird
Brain fever brain fever brain
The contented gurgling croaks
Of hundreds of toads

We don’t get such rains
Often enough, alas
For Climate change
Like some malignant government
Is seeking to
Rewrite the textbooks

This poem first appeared on Sunder and Sonati’s blog, Anhad Ka Baaja. Read the original here

Sunder and Sonati have been living and growing a forest on a small piece of land in Thekambattu in rural Tamil Nadu for the last 20 years. You can read their blogs here and here

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