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Raindrops and roses

 When gray clouds imposed their will upon the sky
With roaring refrain thunder replied
And raindrops in buckets came tumbling down
With life giving waters the earth it did crown

As it rained and rained all through the day
I watched from my window at my garden's bouquet
As the lilacs and violets in fragrant repose
Swayed in the wind as did the rose

When raindrops met roses that summer afternoon
I watched from my window up in my room
As the flowers drank this nectar sent from above
There meeting it seemed was all about love

Copyright © Joseph May

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  1. Date: 12/1/2014 8:33:00 AM
    Beautiful imagery, Joseph! Congrats to you!! Hugs, Rhonda

  1. Date: 11/28/2014 7:20:00 PM
    Very nice poem Joseph. Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 11/28/2014 7:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 11/28/2014 7:16:00 PM
    Incredible, I loved the thoughts, I loved the words, the beat, the rhythm but most of all I loved saying it out loud. What a beautiful sound for the ears. This is a Fav for me. What a great birthday present for me.

  1. Date: 11/28/2014 11:41:00 AM
    I've got these are a few of my favourite things ringing in my head - delightful write - many congrats on your win:-) Hugs jan xxx

  1. Date: 5/10/2014 8:46:00 PM
    Oh very lovely poem. good job :)

  1. Date: 5/8/2014 3:51:00 PM
    Lovely poem. Congrats.

  1. Date: 5/8/2014 10:13:00 AM
    hello Joseph, . Thank you so much for enjoying and supporting my "ANY POEM" contest...... Stop by my latest blog --Raindrops and roses-- if you'd like to receive a cute Congratulations. Wishing all winning poets a great day. Love Linda :-)

  1. Date: 12/3/2013 2:50:00 PM
    Some memorable lines here. What a lovely, descriptive gem. : ) Thanks for sharing. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 2:40:00 PM
    Well deserved win.. Big congrats Joe... Cheers

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 7:31:00 PM
    MOVING poem, moves the spirit

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 5:05:00 PM
    Splendid write and win Joseph! Such lovely images. Hugs

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 3:39:00 PM
    Joseph I remember this beautiful poem. A well deserve win. Congratulations! Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 2:49:00 PM
    A beautiful write..two of my favorite subjects. Congrats on your win. BG

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 2:31:00 PM
    Love especially the when raindrops met roses. Joseph, kudos on this win--Kash is correct however, it's rhyme.

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 2:14:00 PM
    Here the rhyme scheme is aabb.I think it is a rhyme or quatrain , isn't it?

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    Date: 5/30/2013 3:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes I agree Kash...thanks
  1. Date: 5/30/2013 2:12:00 PM
    Very good poem here Joseph.I can visualize it.Thanks for visiting my page.

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 12:16:00 PM
    Wow! This is so lovely I'm standing at your window with you looking at your garden. Congratulations on first place a well deserved win. x

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 11:14:00 AM
    'When raindrops met roses'...Love it! Congrats - Tim

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 9:33:00 AM love that last stanza!! What a pleasure to share this place with you.......such a lovely poem you have written.....roses and rain, what could be a prettier image than that?