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Rain Finally Came

As the sky opened up

to let the rain fall,

nature shouted for joy

as the earth was so

happy it cried out

to the clouds

and thanked them

for the cool drops

that fell from the sky,

for today was a time

to be joyful,

for it may be

a while before the

rain falls again.

Written 6-30-11

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  1. Date: 8/22/2011 10:40:00 PM
    I love the rain, it soothes the soul, just like your poems... :) Windyann

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 8:41:00 AM
    Rain is always good unless it becomes a flood. Like the way you talk about the rain in this poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 7/12/2011 1:05:00 AM

  1. Date: 7/12/2011 12:12:00 AM
    James, on the doppelganger thing, couldn't you get my meaning from context? hahaha. It's one of the contests here at Soup to write on doppelgangers (LOOK a LIKES). HAve you ever seen Jay Leno show where he goes out to a mall or something and looks at people who resemble famous people, but usually in a bad way, and he calls it something like "Clones gone wrong" It's pretty funny!! The doppelganger that was most striking was the one that looked exactly like my 5 year old daughter!

  1. Date: 7/11/2011 1:56:00 PM
    Very true and accurately penned out. Also thank you for your comment and marking on my poem for a friend. But it was just that. I wrote it for a friend of my fiance`s,although i have lost a close sister and can relate to your loss, which i`m so sorry. Bless up ... Paul

  1. Date: 7/11/2011 7:40:00 AM
    I agree. We need the rain as much as the sun. Nothing grows without both and too much or not enough of either kills. Great job here. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 2:52:00 PM
    This poem can make everyone love rainfall...i love when it rains and the breeze that follws with the drop lets...guess i should write something now...i just wrote a satirical poem abt my country ...hope u like it !

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 2:33:00 PM
    have to savor the moments, :)

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 11:57:00 AM
    hope u are well James and had a fantastic fourth of July luv... appreciate all your warm and most welcome comments ...always luv..

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 7:42:00 PM
    Good nature poem! Keep 'em coming! Yours Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 5:09:00 PM
    I hope that it is just the beginning of Showers Of Blessings for you..It is thundering here right now, cloudy, dark, and wind blowing..I hope that the rain comes for we need it...Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 12:46:00 PM
    oh, a refreshing offering that soothes the soul, james.. it's riany season here ; so timely! wonderful..:) huggs,nette

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 12:06:00 PM
    A new perspective on the rain, we are in the midst of Winter over here James and I sometimes moan when it rains.. You sure make me feel thankful for those drops of rain.. Hope your weekend is a great one :)

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 10:32:00 AM
    preciioous drops of nourishment for earth trees.. soil.. all important awaiting the drops of life.. a breathtaking write James..happy 4th luv..

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 7:43:00 PM
    your poetry is so mellow, James. Love the ending of this one. Be joyful in what one has for the season. So true!

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 7:00:00 PM
    A refreshing poem here James .Enjoyed very much.

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 2:24:00 PM
    Lovely write, James. Yes, it really does seem like all the flowers, plants and trees should be cheering when it finally rains, doesn't it?

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 1:40:00 PM
    Yes, we should all be grateful for the rain--we need it as much as we need the sun. Nicely expressed poem.

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 12:47:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading the words that flowed from your pen today James. I hope you have a wonderful fun filled weekend and that you find miles of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 12:21:00 PM
    Yes indeed. We need the rain as well as the sun. Too much of either will kill. God Bles, JB