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A RAINY DAY MOOD

Updated on March 24, 2015
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By: Wayne Brown

I hear the sound of gentle rain

Collecting in puddles outside

I see drops on window panes

Toward the ground they glide





Birds huddled in treetop dens

Await the passing of the rain

Soon they know it will end

And they may fly once again





Puddles collect on asphalt streets

Drains carry the excesses away

The earth is bathed in rained sheets

Then dried by the sunlight of day


People with umbrella and raincoats

Out in the rain but yet not quite

Move about like drifting boats

Tossed on waters foaming white





It is a nice time for being inside

To gaze on the damp proclivity

The clouds will pass in time abide

And folks return to their activity


Plants and life will be renewed

By the coming of the precious rain

Memory sustains what we viewed

‘Til gentle rain returns once again



©Copyright WBrown2012. All Rights Reserved

22 April 2012

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    • Wayne Brown profile imageAUTHOR

      Wayne Brown 

      6 years ago from Texas

      @BillyBuc...Lived there in little Lacey, WA for five years, Billy...that's where I learned to contemplate the rain!LOL! Thanks much. WB

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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well, living in Washington, I can certainly associate with this poem. Very well done sir; if you lived here you would have many such days to reflect. :)

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      Wayne Brown 

      6 years ago from Texas

      @carolinemde21...Thank you. Glad you felt the mood. WB

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      Caroline Marie 

      6 years ago

      Beautiful Wayne. I love the rain. You described the essence very well.

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      Wayne Brown 

      6 years ago from Texas

      @breakfastpop...Ah, a rainy day...perfect for the mood of this poem. Thanks much! WB

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      breakfastpop 

      6 years ago

      I love a rainy day. We had one yesterday and it was peaceful and enjoyable.

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      Wayne Brown 

      6 years ago from Texas

      @Pamela99...Rain can cure a lot of ugliness...I saw that with the aftermath of Mt. St. Helens. The earth has such extreme power to heal itself...I think mankind gives himself far too much credit for power over it. Thanks much, Pam. WB

      @writer20...Yes, I go there for work at times...it can be painful! I have also been in the rain there...a rarity even more so than here I think. Thanks much. WB

      @swb78...So glad that I could create that effect as you read the words. Happy that you enjoyed it. Thanks much! WB

      @Vellur...THANK YOU! WB

      @Gypsy Rose Lee..Thank you, I struggled a bit finishing this one but I gave it time and things seem to find their place. WB

      @Hypenbird...Thank you! It's good to know that someone wants to read my stuff! WB

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      Brenda Barnes 

      6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      I look forward to seeing your name in my email because I can count on quality and a sweet surprise. In this one, I find the peaceful feeling that rain brings to me and especially love the "treetop den" wording.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Awwww voted up and awesome. You made my rainy day morning much gladder and as I finished your wonderful poem the sun came out. Wow you're a great poet being able to give me that rainy day feeling and then bringing the sun out. It all combined so well.

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      Nithya Venkat 

      6 years ago from Dubai

      A poem filled with raindrop moments. Enjoyed reading. Voted up.

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      Scott Biddulph 

      6 years ago from Gainesville Georgia

      Very nice work. I could feel that rainy day feeling as I read the words.

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      Joyce Haragsim 

      6 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Like you in Texas rain is sparse just like here in Vegas.

      Voted up and beautiful.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      6 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Lovely poem. We have finally had rain off and on over the last 3 days after a long dry spell with some wild fires. Everything is already greener and flowers are blooming. Rain is wonderful. Voted up.

    • Wayne Brown profile imageAUTHOR

      Wayne Brown 

      6 years ago from Texas

      @The Frog Prince...Very true, Jim...guess that is why I was stuck on this one for a bit. Thanks much. WB

      @rahul0324...Thank you! WB

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      Jessee R 

      6 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Ah! It has just rained outside and your poem has just increased the ecstasy I feel ... luring myself in the earthly smell of soil and water... and watching the puddles smudge themselves...

      Beautiful Sir!

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      The Frog Prince 

      6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Wayne - Great poetry. Though I must observe that lately out here the rains haven't been too gentle. But we have been getting some.

      The Frog

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      Wayne Brown 

      6 years ago from Texas

      @Just Ask Susan...This one has been sitting here for a couple of weeks...at least the first four lines. I wrote them on a rainy Saturday but the rain went away before I could finish the inspiration. Today I looked at it and everything just came together. Just another lesson in not tossing things away too soon. Thanks much, Susan. And, yes...Van is the man...very talented. WB

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      Susan Zutautas 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Really nice poem. I've always enjoyed the rain. Excellent song choice too. Van is the man!

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