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If I Was the Rain

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If I Was the Rain

If I was the rain
I would be wary of friends like me,
one of those fair weather friends
that curse my unexpected arrival on inopportune days
but cajoled and then praised when I come when needed.
Is it wrong for me to feel used
when I am welcomed in the one and shunned in the next?
At sad times I'm told I contribute to the pain,
but then, a work of wonder as I meander on the window
or a tympany of pitter-patter on the roof.
I would just want to be me, alone and blue
if I was the rain...

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  1. Date: 5/26/2014 9:15:00 AM
    Craig, I see why lots of people commented on this winner.. It refreshes! Congrats on high honors my friend!

  1. Date: 5/26/2014 1:04:00 AM
    Congratulations :)

  1. Date: 5/25/2014 11:14:00 PM
    Congrats on the win!!!

  1. Date: 5/25/2014 8:52:00 PM
    Good metaphor, Craig. Applies to many things,no? I will say that in West Texas you'd always be welcome, even if ungrammatical.

  1. Date: 5/25/2014 6:28:00 PM
    Ah, Craig, a metaphoric personification of the rain. Nicely done, congrats

  1. Date: 5/25/2014 3:01:00 PM
    A wonderful personification of the rain Craig...Congratulations on your placement

  1. Date: 5/25/2014 1:44:00 PM
    I like your take on the rain, Craig! I love the " tympany of pitter-patter on the roof". Congrats on your fine win. // paul

  1. Date: 5/25/2014 12:41:00 PM
    Hola, Craig, Congratulations, I hope you enjoy your win and placement. Stop by my blog, "Petals in the Wind" if you like. Have a sweet Sunday.... XOX~ Linda

  1. Date: 1/19/2014 12:17:00 PM
    The best of the bunch , in my opinion. Congrats. BG

  1. Date: 1/18/2014 6:48:00 PM
    Loving this COOL blue personification poem again!!! Congrats. Glad I am seeing this one as I peruse the winners' list.

  1. Date: 1/8/2014 12:31:00 AM
    Soul thoughts for the rain? brilliant!

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 12:52:00 PM
    Rewriting the message..Sorry my daughter kept pressing keys: : ) If you were the rain the air would be fresh and we would never feel cursed..lovely poem to reread

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 12:47:00 PM
    Rereadong this poem again..If you were the rain..tje air would be so.fresh : )and never would we feel cused..Lovely poem

  1. Date: 7/13/2013 7:05:00 PM
    Listening to the pitter patter of rain in the quiet of the night is so if you were were happy because you were able to be yourself...then that would be a good sound landing on the rooftops...great poem....Shaz

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 12:13:00 AM
    Congrat. On your win Craig.I love your take on here pitter pattering on the roof : )..and the ending of your poem -definitely wanting to be alone...It made me see the rain in a new aspect of how i ever seen it before..Awesome Craig.

    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop
    Date: 6/10/2013 12:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    never seen it i meant oops typo : )
  1. Date: 6/3/2013 6:57:00 AM
    Craig...right on...this is going to my faves! And my answer is yes!...I will marry you!!...hahahahahaaaaaa

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 4:22:00 PM
    Craig I remember reading this one, and I loved your take on it. Congratulations on the win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 2:55:00 PM
    Such a clever way to take this subject. Congrats on your win. I can relate to the last bit..just want to be me. (rain).

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 11:53:00 AM
    great write Craig.....congrats on your win

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 9:43:00 AM
    I loved the different twist you took in this creative, Craig. I would place this on top !!!! I'm always a fan, when a poem takes a different road than the usual!