The Eclectic Pen - Rain in July


By: Kristen C. (greenotter)   + 4 more  
Date Submitted: 7/9/2007
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 50
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  Rain in July

When a dark brooding
Storm lingers
then falls with a thundering
Boom!
Itís hard to imagine
things could be different anywhere,
in any town.
Surely the first fat drop falls
with a distinct
Ping!
rising in pitch
until a flurry of
musical beads pour
onto scorched, dust caked
streets
soaking up the
sadness,
the disappointment
felt here in this
place
Under these
Blue-black clouds,
In our town.


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Silvercat - 7/9/2007 1:23 PM ET
Beautiful! Just beautiful!
IONE L. (zaneygraylady) - 7/9/2007 9:38 PM ET
I agree beautiful
Claudia R. (BrokenWing) - 7/9/2007 10:01 PM ET
sure wish we'd get some
Lena S. (SquirrelNutkin) - 7/10/2007 8:15 AM ET
This was really wonderful! You have a beautiful way with your words!
Marta J. (booksnob) - 7/12/2007 8:58 AM ET
You really evoke the atmosphere/mood just before rain, which I personally love.There is something magical and brooding about that moment which you've described perfectly.
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