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the rain

Our sunny streak is over, 
the rain has just begun.
for weeks we've had blue skies,
now grey clouds hide the sun.

The deck is just as peaceful,
but in a different way.
The gentle patter of raindrops
replaced the sound of birds at play.

I love the sound of rain
when it's a gentle shower,
coming down so softly
to nourish grass and flower.

We've had over a week of sunshine
to show us Spring is here
but now the rain is falling
from skies no longer clear.

Rain soothes the land and my soul
and washes both pure again.
I love the sunshine, true,
but I also love the rain.

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  1. Date: 6/11/2013 12:55:00 AM

    well, here is a sweet rain poem I had overlooked of yours. A very nice one on rain.

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 9:28:00 AM

    I feel this poem, as if I am there! and yes......a rainy day can soothe the soul, almost as well as a sunny day!! :) ps......many many thanks for the win in your rain contest......such a nice surprise and pleasure to share with Joseph!! Thanks Francine!!

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 5:25:00 AM

    Ahhh!!!You express it so well that is the feelings that we share..Enjoyed reading your work..It has great rhythm, rhyme and flow..I am glad that I chose this one to read this morn..I want to say thanks for choosing my work to place in your contest..I haven't looked at the list this morn but will before the day is over..Sara..Cool with sun this morning with fog in the hollows...

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 10:48:00 PM

    Rain does not bode well for baseball games, but practically everybody else benefits from it. Good write as usual Francine.

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 9:20:00 PM

    Hello Francine, stopping by to wish you a very nice mother's day. by the way i love your refreshing poem... the thought of rain, makes my heart sing... xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 3:33:00 PM

    How wonderfully expressed Francine!! ... The tranquility is clear... Thank you for this...Love Diana

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 12:51:00 PM

    Well said! Thanks