The cumulonimbus stands over you watching

Cumulonimbus, the thunderhead cloud, representing regretful moments hanging over you to rain down unexpectedly
Photo by Graeme Cross on Unsplash
Strain, climb up hills and trees, 
gain  followers,
construct a leaf pile in the shape of Machu Picchu,
the cumulonimbus stands above you watching
with photos you've long deleted,
bringing rain down to all in a moment proper,
on a day you've forgotten your umbrella
so your pants can stick to your legs 
and your feet can slosh in your shoes
and your eyes can become red, dripping
sky on your face, indistinguishable from tears,
because the grass must be fed,
damn your dignity.
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