Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Raindrop

you are a raindrop

you are glorious
soaring through the sky

and when the sun shines on you
it's beautiful

but you are transparent

I can't wait
until you hit the pavement
and get trampled

--Maxwell Baumbach is a poet from Elmhurst, IL. His work has appeared in a number of publications. He is the author of the chapbooks "Suburban Rhythm" (Scars Publications, 2010) and "You're Welcome" (Alternating Current Press, forthcoming in 2011). In his spare time, he watches unhealthy amounts of Sports Center and engages himself in menial tasks.

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