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Raindrops

Imagine yourself as a raindrop
 Sharing space in a cloud 
Will I be part of a morning shower 
Or the member of an angry crowd 
Will I fall to earth on a gentle breeze 
Or ride the currents of a storm 
Will I be cool or refreshing
 or steamy muggy and warm 
Will I bounce upon some rooftop
 Or touch the leaf of a tree 
Rising along a storm surged tide 
Seeking some way to be free
 Will I kiss the petals of a daisy
 And glisten in the sun
 Or fall into a lazy pond 
That has no where to run
 Will I gently touch the soft brown earth 
Searching to find my roots
 Attach myself to a passerby
 Who is wearing rubber boots 
Will I find myself in a glass
 as part of a lemonade
Or settled in a sheltered ditch 
As a puddle in the shade 
A raindrop's life is ongoing
 Like the angels tears Caressing the earth
 Rising once again into the sky
 Clouds symbolize rebirth
 Just imagine it for a moment 
And think of the rainbow in flight 
A raindrop divided into colors
Bathed in heavenly light

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  1. Date: 10/13/2011 12:43:00 PM

    this is an awesome journey of a raindrop - all the possibilities! beautiful imagery and ending!

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 7:45:00 AM

    You took a tiny raindrop and took me on a magical trip with it. Beautifully done Bill

  1. Date: 6/9/2011 7:14:00 AM

    super imagery and will imagine all these things when a raindrop appears again Bill .. u certainly elaborated on all facets of the 'drop and the angels tears caressing the earth lines is awesome luv.. appreciate your sweet comments and review of my work always welcome..

  1. Date: 6/9/2011 6:32:00 AM

    One would not be thinking of a raindrop as being picturesque, but I see here where you have created that imagery with it as well as being romantic, violent, soothing and so on. One great story on a single raindrop. Great piece, Bill. Thanks for your visit and comment. One love Joy (Jew)

  1. Date: 6/9/2011 1:06:00 AM

    Hi Bill. Really enjoyed this piece, such beautiful images painted here. Thanks for stopping by my work, best wishes Em :)

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 8:23:00 PM

    This is wonderful bill and the thought of being a raindrop is very refreshing.. but, the thought of falling and caressing the world has more beauty than we know... a well enjoyed poem,, thanks ,, have a nice one,..Linda