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What a Puddle is for

A puddle is a shining microcosm
of the world, containing in its heart
the solid earth and endless sky above,
a tiny mirror of reality
in which to gaze while pondering until ...
kersplash! ... two small feet jumping in disperse
all solemn thought with ringing cries of glee.

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