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Aftermath

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Aftermath

tree frogs are singing
to orange-black tinted clouds
against purple sky

set in the foreground
an A-Frame rooftop peeks out
between long-leaf pines

further off due south
thunder still rumbles and rolls,
threatening the peace

a single raindrop
draining from the carport roof
tickles down my nose

the sight and the sound
of the eternal present
in the perfect now...

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  1. Date: 3/22/2014 6:59:00 AM

    I had to search for this one after you told me about it, and I see I commented on it back in 2012! well I obviously liked it then and I still like it now, especially that first one

  1. Date: 5/24/2013 8:28:00 PM

    This is beautiful, Tim. I could see it all in my mind's eye! Lovely...your ending was the climax of beauty.

  1. Date: 5/24/2013 1:55:00 PM

    Tim... xool winning poem... PD

  1. Date: 5/23/2013 7:39:00 PM

    ahhhhhhh the last line, and I want to be there too....in that perfect world! :)

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 4:34:00 AM

    this paints a vivid picture with some colourful images; a very modern haiku, enjoyed reading it :-)

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 11:27:00 AM

    TIM, congrats with your entry in Carol's rain contest.. have yourself a nice one... always~PD

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 8:49:00 PM

    Your last lines sum it up nicely. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 1:12:00 PM

    Congratulations Tim, a super win xx

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 12:17:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win in my "Raindrops Falling" contest Tim. I had a very hard time judging this contest as most of the poems were so well written. Thank you for supporting my contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 11:07:00 PM

    Tim, hi!!! I don't know about them frogs... all I know is that the aftermath of any rain is not good.... Love your 4th haiku the most...I love to think of this world so perfect.....enjoyed.:-) Thank you for sharing * Goodnight~ PD

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 9:09:00 PM

    that last one is sure interesting, eternal present in the perfect now. HOW COOL

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 8:55:00 PM

    What a wondrous and delightful poem! I love how the "thunder still rumbles and rolls", beautiful line there! Perfectly peaceful write, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 8:20:00 PM

    I like tha image of the rain drop tickling your nose.

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 8:03:00 PM

    An interesting title to an interesting poem