The world went to sleep
expecting tomorrow to be waiting
but in the middle of the night
the world went away
when it awoke,
it found today had arrived.
Rain was falling
causing rivers to overflow,
fires had started from lightening
and the world found so many things
taken for granted were wrong.
began remembering the future
while forgetting the past.
Nothing was as it seems as it rained.
It rained and rained like to never end,
flood it did as it rained constantly
for more than two months
a cosmic faucet of never-ending
theologians issued apologies
that no arks had been built previously
though it was unnecessary
for the entire planet did not over fill itself.
everything was wet
soaked in a world of depression
but the planet was not submerged.
it seemed that the earth simply drank
its fill in those first thirty days,
deserts evened out
and some of the structures
more precarious crumbled and fell
many coastal houses collapsed
the rich causing bankruptcies of insurance.
Roads and even a few cities
were washed away into oblivion
taken muddy rivers ridden with debris
Crime was reduced significantly
due to thievery not being a friend
to the effort of torrential weather.
national flood warnings were obvious.
After weeks, sighting no end
and people came to an understanding
that this was life
and there was nothing to be done.
This was the new world.
Were sandbags were sold out
and companies had to scramble
to acquire enough supply.