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More Than Misty Rain


Air weighs heavy with an earthy smell,
Dare we hope for a real downpour,
Fair weather concedes to a stormy night
Care its only misty rain, we were hoping for more.

Dry fields plague the farmer’s crops,
My country roads are stirred up with dust,
Bye to the green grass and pretty flowers,
Lie to me weatherman, more rain is a must.



Written July 28, 2011

For Lento Contest
Sponsored by ^Rick Parise

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  1. Date: 9/26/2011 12:17:00 PM
    What a lovely atmospheric piece, Lee. I just love rain

  1. Date: 7/29/2011 8:52:00 PM
    Boy! you are writing up a storm, Lee. You go girl. Elaine.

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 7/29/2011 9:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Had a motivating few days... missed our walk today, Carl's mom did not show up. Hope work went well, supper again soon okay??? Thanks for your kind words, you have been such a good mentor, only hope I am worthy of your praise. Lee
  1. Date: 7/29/2011 10:39:00 AM
    Sounds like you are from the prairies with dry fields and country roads. I live in Regina and our weather has turned out hot after a long cold spring. Always love reading about nature and I smiled when you talk about the weatherman because he is never right. ha ha love phyl

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 7/29/2011 1:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Actually Southern Ontario farmland... but its hot and dry in most places. Thanks so much for your kind words. Lee
  1. Date: 7/29/2011 1:09:00 AM
    Strong lento here, Lee. This is such a timely poem for all of the poor Canucks who are seeing a lot of dust and brown grass right now. Hope this poem places high in Rick's contest~!

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 7/29/2011 2:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Chris, just learning these new forms. thanks for your support. Lee