The rain fell for days, and then fell some more. The Missouri and Ohio as they met became fuller. The army corps of civil engineers asked for volunteers to put sandbags along the levee raising it higher to protect the farm lands and small towns from their raging fury.
Rain…still more rain, and then they decided to blast a part of the levee to protect the Cairo, Illinois population.
Missouri’s protests overturned saved Cairo from being flooded as her namesake had been so often in the past. Still the water’s were ankle high.
Rivers…something to reflect upon.
Word count: 97 words
Written for Friday Fictioneers