The day after the big rain Byron came in and informed me that Talia was saving the puddles.
She filled buckets with water from the water hose and then poured it dramatically into the shrinking puddles.
All the while yelling, "I'll save you!"
After doing this for quite a while she decided it was time to rally the forces. To arm the mindless puddle masses with their torches and pitchforks.
To bring them together with the rallying cry of, "we will not evaporate!"
She stood on high upon her trailer platform and gave her stirring speech.
"Oh most magnificent puddles! I will not let you evaporate! Come to me!"
The stirring passion that was behind each moving sentence!
The deep heartfelt gestures toward the menacing hot sun and heaven!
Then the closing that had all of the puddles quivering with the desire to jump up and throw Talia upon their crest and flow through the streets echoing her passioned cry....