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A Maybe Rainy Day

By CHANA PERMAN

I’m getting subtle hints

That it’s really gonna pour,

But I just keep on walking.

For now, I shall ignore.

My Fitbit cheers me on.

It’s just a storm that brewing.

Walk until you swim.

(That’s exactly what I’m doing.)

Originally from New York City but currently living in Toronto, Canada, CHANA PERMAN is a Jewish poet, mother and learning strategies instructor. She holds a Master’s Degree in special education, and has worked in that field for 25 years. Her cherished roles as mother, teacher and guidance consultant provide inspiration and material for her writing, both prose and poetry.

 

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