Posts tagged ‘rain’

May 14, 2018

Tsuyu: The Rainy Season

by Nick Anthony

As the conductor takes the stage,
The gentle drone of the audience
Turns to apprehensive, expectant silence
Awaiting the impending down stroke.

But before the ictus,
His rushing lift of the baton
Sends forth a gust of wind,
Chilling the air,
While raising the heat of anxiety.

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May 10, 2018

Static Force

by Renwick Berchild

Our hands have become limp.
I guess this is when the leaves fall off the trees.
The Cascade snow fills the reservoir for my home,
but night and day, all I hear about is our rain.

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May 5, 2018


by Jem Croucher

Felt a tiny splash
as I walked along the beach
Precipitation from the sky
just there out of reach

Cool, the April weather
had made me wrap up warm
So a little rain this time of years’
in keeping with the norm

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April 22, 2018

Song of the Earthworms

by Alanna


The earthworms sing about rain

While we complain

Jolly songs as they move the soil

With their soft heads

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April 5, 2018

To sunshine I defer

by Jem Croucher

April showers
or sunshine
I know which I’d prefer
Golden shafts v greyish strokes
To sunshine I defer

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April 2, 2018

A Dance in the Rain…

by cmapillay

Painted by Me

When you take me in your arms, i forget all my pain

Beautiful are such times that i can’t ever complain

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February 7, 2018

In Time

by Venkat

Stones, rolled down her eyes
And the meadows, found a sky
Rain clasped wanderlust leaves
Rolled up a breeze in her moment

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January 29, 2018

Mellow Yellow (revisited)

by Jem Croucher

1 of 6 in the Jemverse ‘Yellow’ series

Fortunate fellow
Sitting in yellow
Feeling quite mellow
Rains come
Howling winds bellow
Rising crescendo
To diminuendo
Then… sun

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January 24, 2018

The Big Black Storm

by Renwick Berchild

Windstorms have battered my life for days, treble the rain,
tintinnabulation on the streets, a highway roaring like a sea of heaves
of grimness, mornings glamsy, murdered pink some dawns, strewn
with hoods and caps and umbrellas, and the grey swallows up
the goldfinches’ wings, the stellar jay sky, it’s hidden somewhere above.

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January 12, 2018


by Renwick Berchild

The misty ridden morning
waits like a pendulum in mid swing,
cross and blue, no longer alive,
leopard printed in death’s oily colors.

I untie the souls, with the windows
curving swards bent under the dewy dunes,
haled by dawn’s wet forehead,
no graves have been dug for this.

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December 15, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

it hits my window

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October 28, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

the wind waged war

with it’s ally the rain


the battlefields

were littered with

the leaves of autumn

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October 12, 2017

When it Pours on Kohima

by Zenei

When it pours down on Kohima in October,You fetch your sweater or a light shawl,

Your feet are cold but just slightly.

Your Mom takes out her knitting set and wool,

And you sit by the fire and warm your toes.

The aromatic rice in the cooker is alluring,

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September 30, 2017

After The Rain

by kim blades, writer

After the rain

the day is blue and gold,

flowers that were soaked and forlorn

now sparkle and glow…

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September 24, 2017

Changeable Conditions

by Jem Croucher

Big sky over Leigh-on-Sea
dramatic to extreme
with rain clouds scudding twixt the blue
amongst the best I’d seen
The sunshine when it finds the room
is very warm and bright
But the rain squalls cool that down somewhat
So I’m glad I dressed up right

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September 18, 2017

Sunshine back

by Jem Croucher

The week had rained consistently
But when Saturday morning came
Drying all the puddles up
The sunshine came again

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September 11, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Weather’s wrath came

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August 27, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The storm approaches

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August 22, 2017

Kalamata Castle

by Jem Croucher

Part 4 of 20 in ‘The Aegean Shores’ series

From Kalamata castle
having climbed for just a mile
Several ageing fir trees there
gave respite for a while

The heat was almost tangible
but we were not complaining
As the sun shines here ‘most all the time
But at home it’s probably raining

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August 20, 2017


by dokurtybitz

The clatter and hiss
Rain falling through the

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July 20, 2017

Nature’s thrash-metal show

by Jem Croucher

A clue when the sun
hides away from the day
and the mugginess grows
as the sky becomes grey
Then, as evening approaches
a splatter of rain
It looks like a storm
is brewing again

A rumble of thunder
as the night-time comes round
But in the gaps and the stillness
there’s barely a sound

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July 15, 2017

It Rained Again Last Night

by Abigail Gronway

It started light
Just a trickle
A whisper
A nibble on my lobe
Finger brushed a stray hair away

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July 2, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm


The tears I cry fall

like rain upon a garden

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July 1, 2017

Rain on Me

by Abigail Gronway

Rain on me
Let your drops fall on me softly
Caress my forehead

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June 29, 2017


by scatterednotebooks
Photo by Linda Rose

Photo by Linda Rose

Looking for a sunny day
amidst the drops of rain.
I know the sun shines brightly
above the clouds of gray.

So let it burn and break through,

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June 27, 2017


by scatterednotebooks

Rain rests so lightly
A-top the petals – velvet
light glimmers and shines


© L. Rose

June 8, 2017

Big Sky III

by Jem Croucher

With a big sky over mudflats
out in the estuary
The rain it seems has left us

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June 7, 2017

Into the sun

by Jem Croucher

I’m heading east to Essex
It’s very wet out there
There are raindrops on the window
But I don’t at present care
For I am warm and dry
On a quiet commuter train
On my way to Southend Central
Quite protected from the rain

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