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Dancing With the Rain

One day there came a shower of delight, which pitter-pattered on my window pane. With youth’s exuberance, my mind took flight. Outside I ran, embracing April’s rain. How sweet its scent! My soul was filled with mirth, for I was truly living in the “now.” Upon my lips, I tasted earth’s rebirth as spring’s refreshment fell upon my brow. I paused nearby my ornamental pear, inhaling deeply, hearing sky fall’s sound. The world was singing; fragrance filled the air. I then began to twirl and twirl around. Oh, how I wish to feel that way again - so young and hope-filled, dancing with the rain! Written 11/13/13 by Andrea Dietrich for nette onclaud's Fragrance of Rain Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 2/27/2014 10:15:00 AM
    You haven't lived until you've been to Glastonbury When its raining , Dancing to live bands when you are up to your knee's in mud is an experience not to be missed. Spent this morning paying some of those silly bills you told me about, lol

  1. Date: 1/24/2014 9:27:00 AM

  1. Date: 1/15/2014 6:32:00 AM
    Excellent poem enjoyed very lately. Sorry for wishing congratulation lately. Loved always, my friend, bl

  1. Date: 12/22/2013 10:46:00 AM
    Charming, indeed

  1. Date: 12/13/2013 5:25:00 PM
    What a great uplifting write, a joy to read. well done. best wishes. Peter Dome.

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 9:22:00 PM
    Wow, Andrea! This is a beautiful sonnet...congrats on your win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 11/23/2013 3:20:00 PM
    Delightful winning work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 11/22/2013 6:34:00 PM
    The memory of this exquisite special day will be forever written in your heart. Thank you for sharing it with us.

  1. Date: 11/22/2013 1:11:00 PM
    I can sure see why this one won Andrea...tasting earth's rebirth..all of it just gorgeous....congratulations

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 3:49:00 PM
    You make me impatient for spring. Hope springs eternal. And a dance of youth can last forever in our hearts. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 7:56:00 PM
    Delightful... and most uplifting!! A perfectly constructed sonnet with wonderful language and vibrant imagery. BRAVO Andrea!! Best wishes, Keith (PS I guess you won... congratulations! and thanks for your sweet remarks on Willow)

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 7:15:00 PM
    This poem is just wonderful, Andrea! I loved your final two lines! We can feel that young whenever we want to, because the rain will always fall! Congratulations on your well deserved win!...Thank you for the kind congrats on my poem. I appreciate it very much!

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 8:06:00 AM
    what a lovely sonnet Andrea love it congrats on fine win Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 6:57:00 AM
    Nice win Andrea, It does not matter how old we get. 'cause we can always dance with the rain and feel the same as when we were young. It's nice to take a journey back in your mind once in a while...Roger

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 2:45:00 AM
    Congrats on the win, Andrea! :)

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 9:35:00 PM
    Congratulations Petal, I got soaked to the skin reading this poem, but I didn't mind a bit lol. Have been busy and once again find myself catching up, It's a hard life haha. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 9:24:00 PM
    Andrea, , Congratulations on your beautiful FRAGRANCE OF RAIN poem... Hugs ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 12:43:00 PM
    play on and dance, andie... this depicts the joy of rain so enchantingly.. congrats on your win in my contest..:) huggles

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 8:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 1:10:00 PM
    Beautiful! I pray I never grow up enough that I feel self conscious while dancing and playing in the rain.