My Rain Dance


My Rain Dance

It is raining like all get out
in the Sunshine State today...
coming down in thunder as
the lightning strikes away.
The weather doesn't matter
to the dog that lives right here...
Since we have potty trained her,
she must go out, it's clear.

So I donned my rain galoshes,
grabbed my umbrella from the porch,
opened that umbrella,
and held it like a torch...
And out into the pouring rain
we trampled, she and I,
when the faintest hint of movement
caught my wary little eye...

Alas, a baby lizard who had
wandered far and wide,
was clinging to the bar above
my head, right there inside....
Now I'm not much for critters,
although I love them from afar...
and wasn't thrilled to see this
fella hanging on that bar!

Now picture this, I'm standing
in galoshes in the rain...
with a German Shepherd puppy
on a leash that's taunt with strain...
As I'm dodging pelting raindrops
there came a great surprise...
that squirmy little lizard fell
onto my head, unwise!
Now this is how my rain dance
was performed in hapless haste...
and sure enough, its raining still
so all was not a waste!

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bellawritter23 5 years ago from California

laughing at the image you just gave No_Clue I can just see you doing this funky dance in the rain as they hit upon your head with the lizard squirming frantically, good write had me chuckling.

smiles :)


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No_Clue 5 years ago Author

bella, you are a "Gem"...thank you, thank you! And yes, I was a sight, I am sure...good thing no one was around with a video or you would see me on World's Funniest Videos doing the "Funky Chicken"!

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bellawritter23 5 years ago from California

Any time >_

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acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

Oh what fun, sounds awesome. Great poetry.

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No_Clue 5 years ago Author

thanks, acaetnna! It was a funny moment that lent itself to verse, a fun write.

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miss_jkim 5 years ago

This is what makes good poetry; Great way of sharing such a funny experience.

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No_Clue 5 years ago Author

Thanks, miss_jkim! It was a funny little scene that inspired this piece, too funny not to share! I so appreciate your visits!

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BeyondMax 4 years ago from Sydney, Australia

OH ME GOSH!!! That was real? LOL that's just hilarious! That was seriously funny to read and picture but when you connect the dots with can imagine I would have been screaming like mad duck with the lizard on the top of my head! LOL

No_Clue 4 years ago

Max, I am sure it was amusing to watch, if one had been watching! O yes and, true story! Thanks!

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