Round and round the fountain he goes, barefoot and with a banana in one hand. I, feeding Alice on the grass.
It rained a lot and the puddle was deep and wide.
Round and round he goes, faster and faster.
Max come here, I say. He does. Let me roll up your pants so they don’t get wet, I say. Okay, he says, with a smile on his face.
Til whoosh! Splash! He slips and falls.
The entire back of his pants are wet.
I look over and Alice is pouring the baby food into her lap.
I take off Max’s pants, and round and round he goes.
He does slow down a bit at the puddle.