to the sound of raindrops falling on concrete.
Smashing into, rather.
The notion is somewhat suicidal.
as martyrs, relentlessly attacking
the sturdy concrete; The impervious surface,
a product of human development.
to silent promises; words
that have graced desperate ears one too many times
but have never been carried from mind to mouth and to heart
Words and sand, mixed with concrete. A man
of hardened heart. We refuse to part,
we wish only to remain