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RAIN

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RAIN

RAIN

it’s raining non stop
humidity out-of-sight
those maddening raindrops!

not a real downpour
but just this steady drizzle
only good for the crops

sticky is the word
such that when i get up
the chair comes with me

it’s a frog’s delight…
noah’s sensing the great flood…
the whole world at sea..

owl and pussy cat
in their slimy pea green boat
drifting endlessly!

these depressing thoughts –
the sun will never come out –
have me feeling yuck!

then i watch the news
“twister levels many blocks”
and i’m thunderstruck!





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  1. Date: 8/2/2013 1:21:00 AM
    glad you finally saw my purring contest ,Daver!! thanks.

  1. Date: 6/6/2013 8:23:00 PM
    Ah yes...so humid here in Oklahoma you are sweating when you get out of the shower! Nice write....:-)

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 10:49:00 PM
    oooh. That was the perfect ending for this set, Daver. So you are getting very wet. that's what i heard about my wonderful midwest. But for now I am happy to be here in Utah instead. Good seeing you today, my friend

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 6:32:00 AM
    Dave - I love the owl and the pussycat. Yes, it's a rude awakening when tragedy realy strikes. xxx's ooo's Kathy

  1. Date: 6/4/2013 2:51:00 PM
    Well conveyed situation Daver; got me listening for the creak of thing/time. As i considered that steady rain..and the clinging humid air..' I woulden't have expected it to be humid there though..' keep on writing..Joe.))

  1. Date: 6/2/2013 10:09:00 AM
    - Rain also provides me such feelings, Daver. - Hope the sun comes tomorrow! - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 4:01:00 PM
    love this witty write, Daver

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 3:31:00 PM
    there are 7 wonders on this planet,, i've just read them...