Thousands of Umbrellas

Sofiy InckMay 13, 2010
Artwork by Anya Dunaif

Thousands of

Umbrellas pushing

Against the

Forever falling rain

We fight a mostly losing battle

Trying to keep our hearts dry

We let our arms and legs get wet

Raincoats don’t help much,

Thousands of umbrellas

Breaking and crashing

They fall broken to the


Nobody cries

Even though

They were our trusty shields

Sofiy Inck lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her sister, parents, and two huge cats.