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Kiss the Rain

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Kiss the Rain

Kiss the Rain
Silent Reverie

A still morning around the pond
A “once upon a time” captured
for my viewing…

The wind had hushed in the tall reeds
while reflections of the standing trees
rested, near steady, on the surface
…waivering only slighty to my eye

Sitting still, absorbing the silence,
watching the clouds slide along
in the mirrored surface…
white clouds slowly giving way
to those tinted with softest grey

The sun that once had blushed
my cheeks slipped silently behind
the greying clouds...when?
…I didn’t seem to notice
Its absence caught me unaware
while caught up in the still beauty
of the silenced moment

Much too soon a rippling began
on the glassed surface of the pond..
sending the trees and clouds
swaying atop the waters surface
as a gentle kiss of rain distorted
the silent view…my reverie time
finding conclusion

My “once upon a time” moment
had found its “the end” while
the earths had just began…
a  kiss-the-rain, welcomed, occurance 
that revives its parched lands

All Rights Reserved:              2/20/13

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  1. Date: 3/12/2013 8:25:00 PM

    Beautifully written. <3

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 11:27:00 AM

    Nice job on the solitude and beauty of nature. Very reflective poem.

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 1:58:00 PM

    Beautifully descriptive, Debra. I am sharing the precious moment with you., as the rain kisses the earth. Love it! XXX, Su

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 3:39:00 PM

    Descriptive elegance in the stillness of a pond. A moment soon to be dimissed unto the great beyond. A captured view to still the heart. A beauty that had to depart. Enjoyed your blissful kiss of rain Debra. :) mail

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 8:34:00 AM

    You will do well with the visually stunning pictures you have painted with your words. Excellent Poem!

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 11:04:00 PM

    debra, this is the way I enjoy reading a free verse poem, when it is filled with imagery and crafted so brilliantly as this poem. I hope it does well in the contest, dear.

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 8:06:00 PM

    You have delighted me with the awesomeness of this incredible write my friend! I absolutely loved reading this amazing poem this evening! What a powerful piece you have written here Debra! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 3:40:00 PM

    Debra, it was very pleasant to find your comments. This work of yours is also very pleasing. I like the way you move from your moment to that belonging to nature.