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Some rain must fall upon every roof

When life gives a choice don't ask why Don't dwell in dark under a star-lit sky If music starts playing go find your voice Don't ask why when life gives a choice Every life will smile bearing a gift of joy Echoing sounds of a harmonious ploy Spreading cheer, donning perky style Bearing a gift of joy every life will smile In times of despair, know there's hope Happiness resides in everyone's scope Blessings embody within every prayer Know there's hope in times of despair Upon every roof some rain must fall Life once in a while answers your call When love finds us, that is one proof Some rain must fall upon every roof May 14, 2018 Poem of the day on May 16, 2018 HM: Strand select 3 contest by Brian Strand NOTE: This poem is a Swap Quatrain. This form was created by Lorraine M. Kanter. Within the Swap Quatrain each stanza in the poem must be a quatrain (four lines) where the first line is reversed in the fourth line. In addition, line 2 must rhyme with line 1, and line 3 must rhyme with line 4 and so on, BUT not repeat the same rhyming pattern on subsequent stanzas. Rhyming pattern: AABB, CCDD, and so on.

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Date: 1/4/2020 7:33:00 PM
Vijay I so enjoyed this! Congrats on your placement!;)
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Date: 11/5/2018 10:13:00 AM
Hi Vijay, you make the heart sing when you sing from your heart. This is a pleasure to read my friend. You paint such a canvas of truth, with the skill of an artisan. Your creativity shines again my friend. Have a wonderful Monday. Your friend always....Mike.
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Date: 7/17/2018 3:28:00 PM
Great work! Thank you, Vijay. I am not a poet in any classis sense. I need these comments to deepen my appreciation of others work.
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Date: 6/6/2018 10:14:00 AM
A belated congrats Vijay on POTD, well deserved. I'm intrigued by this form, swapped quatrain, I think I will try one, you make it look easy!
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Date: 6/3/2018 6:13:00 PM
Hello Vijay, I like the last verse of this poem. It speaks to me. Have a nice evening my friend.
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Date: 5/20/2018 10:48:00 PM
A marvelous Swap Quatrain, Vijay!! So encouraging.. A pleasure to read.. All the best to you!!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/21/2018 6:45:00 AM
Thank you Robertina.
Date: 5/19/2018 6:25:00 AM
I am glad you found your voice and your niche, (poetry) keep sharing. Have a great day
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/19/2018 11:52:00 AM
Thank you Pixie.
Date: 5/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Love this swap Quatrain, Vijay. Many congrats on p.o.t.d. Eleaine
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/17/2018 7:03:00 AM
Thank you Elaine.
Date: 5/17/2018 12:42:00 AM
Motivating and well written. Congratulations on your nomination for poem of the day. Keep writing.
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/17/2018 7:02:00 AM
Thank you Chime. Appreciate your visit and comments.
Date: 5/16/2018 10:58:00 PM
Such a well flowing, well written piece Vijay! Congratulations :) Have a lovely day :)
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/17/2018 7:02:00 AM
Thank you Chris. Appreciate your visit and comments.
Date: 5/16/2018 7:21:00 PM
Hi Vijay, Congratulations on getting the poem of day. It was well deserved. I agree with Roy, You've made this difficult form look easy. Excellent job:-) Alexis
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/17/2018 7:01:00 AM
Thank you Alexis. Happy to read your comments.
Date: 5/16/2018 6:51:00 PM
Congrats, Vijay, for this very uplifting and insightful verse and congrats as well for it being featured as POTD! Many thanks for your kind comment re the Solitude write and best to you as you continue your poetical journey - Bob
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/17/2018 7:00:00 AM
Thank you Robert. Appreciate your visit and comments.
Date: 5/16/2018 4:12:00 PM
Congratulations on your well deserved POTD Vijay, you’ve made a very difficult form look easy my friend, so well written. :))
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 4:14:00 PM
Thank you my friend..appreciate the kind feedback.
Date: 5/16/2018 3:14:00 PM
Congrats Vijay on your well deserved POTD Well Done !!!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 4:13:00 PM
Thank you Mike.
Date: 5/16/2018 3:10:00 PM
Good on you for POTD!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 4:13:00 PM
Thanks Dale.
Date: 5/16/2018 3:09:00 PM
Big congratulations on having your fine poem chosen as POTD my friend. Love the message given and rhyming .. A fav.....
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 4:13:00 PM
Many thanks for your visit and kind words Robert.
Date: 5/16/2018 2:40:00 PM
Congratulation on p.o.t.d. Vijay. Love the content of this poem based on the concept that some rain must fall upon every roof. Regards // paul
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 4:12:00 PM
Thank you Paul.
Date: 5/16/2018 1:15:00 PM
Congrats on POTD Vijay....
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 4:12:00 PM
Thank you Joseph.
Date: 5/16/2018 11:17:00 AM
Congratulations on your P.O.T.D. it shines warmth all through it love the style.JACK2
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 11:26:00 AM
Thank you jack.
Date: 5/16/2018 10:51:00 AM
Great work Vijay, congratulations on POTD honors...
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 11:25:00 AM
Thank you Charlie.
Date: 5/16/2018 10:31:00 AM
Awesome write and form, Vijay, congratulations on POTD
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 11:25:00 AM
Thank you Eve.
Date: 5/16/2018 9:25:00 AM
Back to Congrats!!! on your POTD! Vijay...love and light...^WW^
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 11:25:00 AM
Thank you WW.
Date: 5/16/2018 6:55:00 AM
Awesome Vijay, very smooth and well crafted. Thanks for the turn on with this form of poetry, seems you have mastered it! Congrats on your well deserved POTD :)...Charlie
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 11:24:00 AM
I appreciate your visit and kind feedback..many thanks Charlie.
Date: 5/16/2018 6:46:00 AM
Return to congratulate you my dear friend, Vijay on your well deserved honor of POTD!
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 11:24:00 AM
Thank you my friend, Demetrios.
Date: 5/16/2018 6:19:00 AM
Congratulation on POTD on this gem. So well crafted as always, particularly like the line "Some rain must fall upon every roof" profound and meaningful....Maria hugs
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Vijay Pandit
Date: 5/16/2018 11:23:00 AM
Thank you Maria.
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