There are a hundred things she has tried to chase away the things she won’t remember and that she can’t even let herself think about because that’s when the birds scream and the worms crawl and somewhere in her mind it’s always raining a slow endless drizzle. (1) And there’s nothing wrong but there is something more. And sometimes you wonder what you love her for. She says you’ve known her deepest fears ‘Cause she showed you a box of stained-glass tears . It can’t be all, the truth about the rain. Is how it falls, how it falls, how it falls…(2)

1: Neil Gaiman (1960 – ) – “Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders”
2: Dar Williams (1967 – ) – “The Beauty of the Rain”

External links:
Neil Gaiman (Wikipedia)
Dar Williams (Wikipedia)

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