Children’s Book Club: ‘Dry’ by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman

Published April 9, 2021

‘Rainlessness’

Rainlessness
 

Drought is talented

chooses some streets, cedes others

 

The sky committee dithers over details

which house gets a proper rainbow

 

which zone deems dew

a deluge

 

Count each fleck of moisture

drop huddled to drop seated beside velvet drop