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A Misty, Rainy Day

Updated on November 15, 2015

Soft the rain fell

after the all the snow

had melted

there was stillness

hanging on the air

and somewhere from far away

a crow was cawing

it seemed too early

for spring to come flying in

but it felt so very fine

the mist made smoky clouds

rising from a ground

that was still frozen

some ice clung

to the grass here and there

but oh, it was so refreshing

after freezing for so long

I welcomed the softly falling rain

I knew that winter

would still come calling

but for now it was fine

it sure made me smile

the rain and the mist

in a steel gray sky

that in the afternoon

brought the sun shining through

with dreams of the summer past

of you and I

beneath the blue summer sky

that could turn stormy

so very quickly

and we’d chase away the gloom

waiting for the rainbow

in our room

now this misty, rainy day

sadly makes me smile

while tears cloud my eyes

wondering where you are

hoping that once the winter is over

you’ll return in the spring

for now thoughts of you

will have to do


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 21 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      You welcome Shauna.

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      Shauna L Bowling 21 months ago from Central Florida

      I'm reading this poem on a rainy, gloomy day. Your words bring rainbows to the dreary skies. Thank you, Rasma!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 21 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Genna.

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      Genna East 21 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Rasma, your creativity and beauty with words are boundless. I really loved this poem. :-)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 21 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Kristen.

      Thank you Manatita.

      Love certainly does Eric.

      Still have a long road through winter to go Venkatachari.

      The smiles are always the brightest when we finally make it to spring supremeupbeat k

      Thank you Jodah. That has always been one of my favorite songs just for the sentimentality.

      Thank you Bill. Hope the sun shines again soon.

      Thank you Ruby.

      Thank you Hari and I will.

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      Hari Prasad S 21 months ago from Bangalore

      Very beautiful poetry Lee.

      I have written something on weather, pls check 'lovely weather' you may see some similarities there and enjoyment too.

      - Hari

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 21 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Listening to the Platters, beautiful song and poetry..

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      Bill Holland 21 months ago from Olympia, WA

      No mist here...a downpour is more like it. :)

      You know I love your poetry so I'll leave it at that.

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      John Hansen 21 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Wonderful poem Gypsy, and great Platters song to make the hub even better.

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      Mahadeb Kar 21 months ago from Somewhere in India

      Misty rainy refreshment inspite of mist made smoky cloud . But who are for the melancholy tone comes finally?

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      Venkatachari M 21 months ago from Hyderabad, India

      Beautiful lines and thoughts. Hoping for spring and good news.

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      Eric Dierker 21 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      A real nice poem. Thank you for sharing it. They say love Springs eternal.

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      manatita44 21 months ago from london

      Beautiful poem.Waiting for the rainbow, with thoughts of you. Me too. Excellent Poetry!

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      Kristen Howe 21 months ago from Northeast Ohio

      Beautiful poem. It was so lovely and painted vivid pictures in your descriptive words to match the photo. Well done!