The Rain Knows

by Timothy   May 15, 2021

I hear the rain pouring down,
A lovely little melody in this town;
Its been some time since we felt your kiss,
And the plants are preparing for a metamorphosis.

The rain is cooling the air,
Pleasing the work-horses and beasts-of-burden everywhere;
The streams shall replenish,
And repair the drought's blemish.

But for me, I stand in the sweet poetic verse,
Letting the water and earth amalgamate and disburse;
Washing away my sin, and all the so-called reality,
Can anything really bring back that practicality?


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  • 1 year ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    I agree with Ben, this is a thoroughly enjoyable poem. As for the cathartic power of poetry, it certainly works for me.

  • 1 year ago

    by Ben Pickard

    The spring rains have the power to wash away so much debris and usher in so much life and accompanying fresh hope. A well rhymed poem which I thoroughly enjoyed.

    All the best,