Here Comes the Rain

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Here Comes the Rain

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rain-228855_640The weather forecasters are promising us, in the Southern California area, four days of rain beginning today. Will this finally break the drought? Will I finally be able to grow some plants? I don't know. What I do know is:

Here Comes the Rain

The wind chases clouds across the sky

And multicolored leaves as they scatter by.

And the sun hides its face

From the cold chill in the place.

Here comes the rain

 

The heavy jet-black night

Annihilates the bright blue light.

And the moon hides its face

from the cold chill in the place.

Here comes the rain!

Here comes the rain

 

Tiny needle-points of water

Appear from nowhere

Going nowhere

Simultaneously condensing and evaporating,

moistening and drying,

truth-telling, lying

living and dying

And the world hides its face

from the cold chill in the place.

Here comes the rain!

Here comes the rain!

Here comes the rain!

By Michelle Andrea Bracken

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jan

I love that part, \"moistening and drying, truth-telling and lying\". Brilliant! You have a wonderful gift.

darciejane

So lovely!

Jean

Beautiful... has me pondering\r\n\r\nand I hope the rains can end that deep drought.