The Rain Came (poem)

When the rains came

Who knew the weight of it

There were no clouds to explore

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Just sudden sounds

Heard in the distance

Upon the fields were flowers use to dance

Next to the river

Which flowed into the ocean

Of endless possibilities

Who knew the weight of it

-

There is no warmth to it

Nor feeling of cold

The truth of it there are no feelings at all

That it should come to this

The rain which came

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Confusion offered soft shelters

And reasons to hide

From the vast unknown

There were no clouds to explore

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Turning toward stars

Whose richness filled my memories

There by the river

Whose ocean was the coming rain

Who knew the weight of it

I’m sorry

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James-wolve 3 years ago from Morocco

There is an amazing sparkle in this poem! It just stands out in a beautiful way.


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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

Wow, Martin, I feel like you wrote this one for me! Beautiful!


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Stunning and beautiful, and I am so sorry for your pain there at that river dearest, Mh.

That video showing of the sorrow in all of their faces is heartrending, coupled with the music.

Hugs


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btrbell 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

Interesting and beautiful. You never disappoint, Martin! Thank you!


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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

Beautiful!!! A few well chosen words share this moving piece with us.

Angels are on the way MH....ps


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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

Wow. I like this one.


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Michele Travis 3 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

Your words are amazing to me. Thank you again Mh.


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W1totalk 3 years ago

Sorrow. Pain. Realization. It's all apparent in this culmination. Great poem .


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Another great poem from you Martin my friend.

Voting up and wishing you a wonderful weekend.

Eddy.


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Another masterpiece my friend ! Bravo !


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Another beautiful poem, Martin. They just keep coming - you're amazing!


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Great piece Martin.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Amazing piece about carrying the burden of guilt.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Oh, I like this. The possibilities are endless.

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