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When the rain shall come

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When the rain shall come

 
 When the rain shall come
 When the new day shall be
 You and I will rejoice
 For the rain will wash away
 The painful seasons of tyranny
 For the new day shall bring
 A dawn of a new hope
 The hope to continue living
 
 Long days of waiting for rain
 Have never been easy at all
 But when the rain shall come
 The drought shall run to hide
 As a gush of rain water
 Quenches the dilapidated dusty ground
 And you and I shall
 Drink the water of the rain
 As we curse the dying dust
 Of the dead drought,
 When the rain shall come



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  1. Date: 11/24/2011 8:07:00 AM

    WOW! I'm impressed!

  1. Date: 1/6/2011 10:58:00 AM

    enjoyed reading your work!!

  1. Date: 12/7/2010 8:15:00 AM

    Brilliant word choice and flow. I can dig it

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 11:28:00 AM

    A very well written free verse read, Congratulations Honesty on your featured poem ;-) Well Done! Blessings, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 6:31:00 AM

    A well deserved featured poem you have here Honesty. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 4:37:00 AM

    Great one..Enjoyed your work..Congratulations on being featured on homepage this week...Sara

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 5:27:00 PM

    Congrats HONESTY on your featured poem this week on the Soup my friend.. a great one to share with us all with luv..

  1. Date: 11/27/2010 9:41:00 PM

    This is passion steeped in rain.Very optimistic.Sweet write,Honesty.

  1. Date: 11/26/2010 11:48:00 AM

    What a lovely message about the fighting spirit, always holding on for a better day. Love the imagery, it gave me a real sense of renewal! Yet another lovely contribution. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving day!

  1. Date: 11/25/2010 5:55:00 PM

    living here in drought riddled Westen Australia Honesty one appreciates this excellent poem, Harry

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 5:02:00 PM

    Ah, rain! A real blessing always, Honesty!! This goes to my favorites' list! Love it. Love, Audrey

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 4:09:00 PM

    Happy thanksgiving day, Honesty

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 11:33:00 AM

    Wouldn't it be wonderful if rain could truly wash away pain? I admire the spiritual quality of hope that fills this great poem, Honesty. Wishing you a terrific Thanksgiving filled with peace and love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 8:47:00 AM

    Beautiful write Honesty ;)

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 5:20:00 AM

    I guess they are coming soon. keep writing .

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 3:07:00 AM

    What a beautiful poem of eternal hope. Excellent piece.

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 2:38:00 AM

    a beautiful view of rain,lovely!