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Kiss The Rain

              Kiss The Rain

I dug the earth with sharpened blade
I turned it with that hefty spade
For hours my arms did sweat and toil
To prepare for you the soil

I made it smooth with my long rake
The stones remove and clods to break
I work to make your little heads
Warm and comfy in your beds

A furrow straight and deep I draw
And place you tender in that score
I cover you, make sure your firm
Hope your safe there with the worm

And so for now my toil is done
Its up to you the rain and sun
For I have done all that I know
To encourage you to grow

From time to time I look to see
If you have broken through for me
For I would love to see again
You soak the sun and kiss the rain

R D Seal   25 Feb 13

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  1. Date: 8/15/2013 3:25:00 PM
    hahaha, on that comment you just made. It's my typical luck with that particular judge lately. But I will not bend to doing what they tell me to do when I am already satisifed with my result! How are you doing? It's funny you commented to my poems just as I was going off here . Just five min ago I had seen you commenting at another's poems and was thinking: where is my comment to Petal? I then checked and saw you had no new poems for me to see. but thanks for seeing mine!

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 8/15/2013 6:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    For me the pleasure of this site is reading the work of others.
    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 8/15/2013 6:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    haha you stick to your guns Petal, be true to thine ownself. Well I have been coming and going for the last few days, it gets so busy on here sometimes I forget who I've commented on and who I've missed. I always try and comment on others whether I've posted a new ne or not. I don't think the point of commenting is just get some back.
  1. Date: 7/21/2013 10:48:00 AM
    Your arms did sweat and toil? Ooooh, the image. On a serious note, a beautiful write, Richard. A gardener and a crack poet you are. Great combination. Licia :-)

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 8/15/2013 6:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL Licia, be serious now Sis lol I learnt the gardening at an early age ,still not sure on the poetry side though. Thanks for the comment always appreciated from you
  1. Date: 5/8/2013 12:29:00 PM
    How extremely beautiful! Loved this, Richard. I'm proud of you

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 3:14:00 PM
    by the way, I see I have read alot of the poems on your page now. I am not even sure I can find new poems of yours to read. SUre hope to see you post new ones!

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 3:13:00 PM
    I enjoyed the smooth rhythmic flow of this one and the cute way you mentioned the planting of a garden. I see it got on the winners list of some contest. BIG congrats then.

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 12:29:00 PM
    Congratulations; this is a great poem. I like the way you prepared everything. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 6:46:00 PM
    Lovely write Richard, glad I stopped in to read this tonight, it will send me to bed with a smile and a promise of spring to come, then the flowers that will bloom will fill my heart till there's no room, xxx

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 8:35:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning entry..It is a great example of rhyming couplets..Enjoyed reading this morn...Gardening is a great hobby that produces bounty of beauty and food..Thanks for the review of my work..Your comments were uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 8:19:00 PM
    Congratulations !!! On your win Richard!! Well done. Big huggs deb

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 2:41:00 PM
    Congratulations Richard, on your nineth place win with this wonderful poem. I enjoyed the read~ Caryl

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 8:40:00 AM
    Very well penned poem. I feel myself getting carried away in the beauties of springtime and the budding forth of life.

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 10:17:00 PM
    Richard, congratulations in Gail's "Kiss The Rain" contest. always~ PD

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 9:12:00 PM
    This is a masterpiece. So pretty congrats!

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 7:41:00 AM
    Wow, I love this! Your couplets are flawless! I think this will do very well in the contest.

  1. Date: 2/25/2013 7:23:00 PM
    A lovely hole I see you made with the tip of the blade. hope the blossom of this will reach and kiss the rain. Richard, the sun will give you many moments like this to enjoy. thank you for sharing~SKAT