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Friday, June 6, 2014

Rain, Rain, go away...



It's been raining a lot today (Thursday) and off and on for a bit...so when I sat down to write, it wasn't as difficult to do today as it has been.
Thank you, Rain!

ceaseless Rain
incessant
inconsolable
weather
listen while
I sing
sing a song
of sun
shining
down
and clouds
moving on
as I watch
puddles rising
from the ground
cold
brown
little lakes
revealing recessed
spots in the earth
here’s one
here’s one
and another...
even on a hilltop
cheer up
Rain
you’ve had your cry
dry, dry, dry your eyes
listen Rain
as I sing a refrain
of what goes on in
Spain
and the plain,
and how you can come back
another day
Rain,
listen as I sing
singing in the rain
go away
and I promise
someday
to do a special dance
just for you
a rain dance
to welcome you
back
see
I’ve put my
dancing shoes
right here
by the door
it was nice of
you to visit
but now
here comes the Sun...

*And it worked!  Today (Friday) is gorgeous!  The sun is shining on those bright green very clean leaves!



9 comments:

  1. It is rainy season in Guatemala and I could sing this song every day. So much rain!

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  2. There you go - the power of great poetry to make the weather obey!

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  3. I can just hear that rain pitter-pattering down with your words. A charming piece, Donna.

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  4. Delightful. I love the way you brought in lines about rain from songs and chants. That must be the way to placate a shower that has overstayed her welcome.

    Violet N.

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  5. This is just to say that I have been here and read your words, but surgery on both thumbs last Tuesday prevents me from typing a personalized comment. Forgive me -- copy/paste is the best I can do this week! :-)

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  6. I've missed seeing your lovely words, Donna, & this is terrific. Happy it worked. Now I'd like a reverse poem to bring us rain. We are too dry as usual! Although a few weeks ago we did have some rain. I love all the references-fun to see!

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  7. Donna, love how your play on rain pulls from so many different sources! I'm in Colorado with Linda and you can send the rain our way any day!

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  8. Yay! Glad you got some sunshine. :-)

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  9. This is a great combination of rain songs. Enjoy the sun!

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