could they catch the rain?

Did it rain in Port-au-Prince,
to drench the broken blocks,
still the dust and drown the cries,
fill cupped palms, wet parched lips;
and was there crockery intact
and was there a tub or a pot
to store a little for staying alive?

Forecast for January 18, 2010 Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Weather Channel

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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