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Spring Showers

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Spring Showers

I went outside into the night
So silvery slight was the fall of rain
That murmured quickly along the eaves
And tapped excitement on the leaves

To see the slope of rain in casement light
Then swiftly as it came, the shower was over
It scampered eastward with a running breeze
No keepsakes left, but dripping trees
And the dampend touch of grass and clover

The shower gone, in one swift flight
I watched the moon take back the night


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For the Contest: Spring Showers
Sponsor: Russell Sivey
4/9/13

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  1. Date: 4/18/2013 9:04:00 AM
    One of the things I most enjoy about reading poems here is afterward I can look at all around and appreciate it more and in many different ways like murmuring along the eves or the personification of scamper!!

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 6:54:00 PM
    Very nice win Carrie....congratulations... Donna....

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:14:00 AM
    Carrie, Congratulations in Russell Sivey's "Spring Shower" contest. Nothing lovelier than the fresh felling of spring approaching. *Always & Forever~LINDA

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 11:35:00 PM
    lovely poem. i have missed being here on poetry soup. good to read your writings again Carrie!

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 1:40:00 PM
    Oh how I love sonnets, especially this one, your last two lines wrap it up so lovingly, nice entry for the contest Carrie, have a great day xxx

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 11:25:00 AM
    Amusing write... Shalom~ A.O

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 3:00:00 PM
    love this, Carrie, Congrats on your wins : )

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 2:57:00 PM
    Excellent as always Carrie! My inner spelling Nazi says you have a typo, BTW. Check out my limerick for you. Cheers, Roy

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 2:07:00 PM
    Just a dream...I enjoyed the scamper! Thanks so much for stopping by my verses. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 12:07:00 PM
    Tap, tapping on the leaves....dripping trees a keepsake... Just love this poem.... !!

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 10:05:00 AM
    Loved this, Carrie. Beautiful images! I especially loved your last line! Amazing! Thanks for the visit! :)

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 9:13:00 AM
    Very fine poem! Everything is described perfectly, making me feel as if I were there seeing this wonderful scene!

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 7:49:00 PM
    I love the tapping excitement on the leaves, beautiful description, thnx for stopping by:: Jag

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:03:00 PM
    Carrie; This is a beautiful poem. I love the April showers, but right now we are having hard rain, which we need right now. thanks for reading Mystic Rose. I just love that name. Good luck in contest..... Lucilla

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 2:36:00 PM
    Another winner Carrie. I was raised in North Dakota so your husband and I were close neighbors. I hope he likes it. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 12:59:00 PM
    The last line is priceless, Carrie. The whole poem is first class, but, as so seldom happens, one line is gigantic. Love, daver

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 7:57:00 PM
    Oh Carrie..I can just see and hear this poem.....good luck.....