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Endowment

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Endowment

Showers cross the land so quickly in spring;
grateful tulips and daffodils yawn and open their lips
as nature’s beauty begins to sing.
I open my umbrella for these rainy-day trips
and from its sides the downpour drips.

The patter seemed harsh as tiny lilies bowed,
but the grass is finally turning green.
Fertile fields remain to be plowed;
boughs droop in the glistening rain’s sheen.
It happens every spring – by rain the Earth’s endowed.

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  1. Date: 8/16/2013 2:20:00 PM
    Benevolent!

  1. Date: 5/26/2012 10:13:00 AM
    How are you my dear? Im late, as usual with my congrats...your title for this one is outstanding...let me know how your doing. BG

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 5:48:00 PM
    so lovely! Congrad's on your big win! Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 5:29:00 PM
    What beautiful imagery, Carolyn! I can see and smell the rain. Congrats on your win!! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 7:18:00 PM
    What a great poem, Carolyn. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 2:22:00 PM
    Carolyn congrats on your win.David

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 9:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem.

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 7:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your 1st place win Carolyn! :)

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 6:03:00 AM
    Congrats Carolyn on your 1st place win, you usher in the spring with reverence with your beautiful view of the lilies and the rain, luv always, vie

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 5:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 1:55:00 AM
    Spring!!! What a beauty! Congrats on your top win in Brian's contest, dear Carolyn!! Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 7:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Francine's "Spring Rain" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 2:20:00 AM
    Carolyn congrats on another great win, just lovely..David

  1. Date: 5/18/2012 10:20:00 PM
    congrats on your win Carolyn ( rhyme scheme was off on second stanza , should be ababb) but such a lovely entry

  1. Date: 5/6/2012 1:18:00 PM
    If you need some more atmosphere i'll try and arrange to send it over Carolyn; its like Chinese water torture here L O L..!

  1. Date: 5/5/2012 4:55:00 PM
    Nice images about nature in spring. it's summer here but rains a lot here in these parts, luv, jag

  1. Date: 5/5/2012 9:27:00 AM
    This is such a beautiful write Carolyn! A beautiful picture of Spring dear poet ! Have a beautiful weekend my dear friend....much love, james

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 9:56:00 PM
    This is a delightful poem to have read today! Thanks for posting!! :) Always, Laura

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 7:03:00 PM
    Spring is here and you bring it in so beautifully Carolyn; love your rhyme scheme too, a bit different which is a nice change from what I usually do. A sweet entry for the contest and I wish you well. Luv, Lizzie

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 6:42:00 PM
    This is a breath of springtime!! Lovely!!

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