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How charmed, that pitter-patter on the glass - The trickled weep upon each windowpane, An April code from heaven, sent en masse, To tell me hope is blooming 'midst the rain, (A tap-tap-tap of spring-tide's soft refrain) ... This rain is sent like nectar from the gods, To give each chance at life the fairest odds, Or hear a strain the rain has gently wrung From tender clouds, now all of life applauds ... As with the rain, that song is sweetly sung. ~ 1st Place ~ in the "Strand Pick B, Any Theme, Any Form" Poetry Contest, Brian Strand, Judge & Sponsor. ~ 3rd Place ~ in the "Delightful Dizains" Poetry Contest, Beth Evans, Judge & Sponsor.

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Date: 4/29/2020 5:06:00 PM
Interesting Innate Intelligence Input
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Date: 4/19/2020 8:51:00 PM
Delightful read of the value and charm of rain, Bard. Your poetry never disappoints, my friend. Congrats ~ John
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Date: 4/19/2020 8:39:00 AM
Congratulations, this is a lovely Dizain, indeed—a fav for me.
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Date: 4/19/2020 5:23:00 AM
Congratulations, Gregory, lovely poem and great pic.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 4/19/2020 6:11:00 AM
Thank you very much for my placement in the contest, Beth, I greatly appreciate it. Blessings!
Date: 4/17/2020 1:01:00 PM
Hello Gregory R. Barden, rain beating on the window pane is music to my ears. It relaxes me. Be safe. Enjoy your day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 4/20/2020 12:56:00 PM
Hello Gregory R. Barden, I also think that we are kindred spirit. Rain is peaceful relaxing to listen to. It soothes the mind to rest. Blessings my friend. Be safe.
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Gregory R Barden
Date: 4/19/2020 3:37:00 AM
Mine, too, Darlene - we must be kindred spirits! I love sunshine, too, but rain is a peaceful of a different kind, and just as beautiful to me. Blessings, Dear Poet! :o) <3