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Spring Showers

They sometimes come as strangers to the Earth. But, often, they are unwelcome overflows. From two pure elements they are always made, And they are most essential to the welfare of mankind. They have activated hormones now and then And, sometime later results are proudly known. Many sweaty brows of have been cooled, After work in fields fed by spring showers. As both adult and child I’ve slept to the Rhythm of spring showers on tin roofs. And the sleep resulting seemed much more refreshing Than the forty winks I managed now and then. Spring showers are our friends But when carried by strong winds Can bring devastation And damage of historic proportions. These gentle rains can mean Life’s blood to some and death knell to others. So, spring showers are many things And memories galore flourish after their visit. Written for Russell Sivey’s contest ‘Spring Showers” 04/14/13

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 2:06:00 PM
    It will be awhile before we can enjoy the refreshing showers of springtime, but the memories always remain...We had some much needed summer showers on our roof last night!...Excellent poetry!

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 9:20:00 PM
    I love spring showers, interesting poem, captures my curiousity, John

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 5:50:00 PM
    These gentle rains can mean Life’s blood to some and death knell to others hi John just starting to find my feet lol I like your poem and feel the lines above sum it up well penned

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 5/19/2013 7:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Linda... I appreciate your comments. I'm sure you will find the people her on PSoup most gracious and helpful... Welcome.... Jake
  1. Date: 4/21/2013 5:23:00 PM
    Congrats on your great win..Sara

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 10:55:00 PM
    would like to say my Helo and Congratulation for your win dear friend John Posey :) and i just love this piece of your talented write <3 enjoyed so very much :) Sk

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 4/19/2013 10:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Sk.... your comments are appreciated.... Jake
  1. Date: 4/17/2013 6:08:00 PM
    Loved your stormy win John.....donna:-)

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 4/18/2013 6:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Sweetheart. Hugs back at you.... Jake
  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:39:00 AM
    Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 8:32:00 AM
    John, Congratulations in Russell Sivey's "Spring Shower" contest. Nothing lovelier than the fresh felling of spring approaching. *Always & Forever~LINDA

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 2:30:00 AM
    i love spring showers to walk in, congrats Jake ...Seren

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 9:56:00 PM
    Whoa my friend John, very nicely portrayed, love it Terry xoxo a 7>>> congratulations.

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 7:44:00 PM
    Wonderful spring rains are finally here, this reminds me to enjoy every moment of this freedom from winter! :)

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 2:40:00 AM
    Oh i like this Jake and it is so true, the devastation caused by them and also my not having them is immense and sometimes unimaginable xx

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 4/15/2013 2:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Mandy. I'm new at free verse and this was written with a very unsteady pen..... Love ya ..... Jake