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April Rain

Updated on April 13, 2018
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CrisSp is your Emergency Specialist at 37 thousand feet. A writer without a niche. Wonderwoman consumed by wanderlust!

Let the rain wash away all the pains of yesterday~
Let the rain wash away all the pains of yesterday~ | Source
Niagara Falls, ON, Canada~
Niagara Falls, ON, Canada~ | Source

Gray sky

Roaring thunder

And lightning

The first April rain

Finally came pouring.

It's a sure sign of spring

So wash away your tears

Shove those pains away.

April rain comes pouring

To rejuvenate life

Spring breeze waves to

Renew, refresh and

Make you sneeze for more blessings.

Soon birds will be humming

Brighter days are on their way

Flowers will be blooming

It’s a new awakening.

No more cloudy and hazy days

So set your spirit high now

It's time to fly and shine again.

Be thankful for April rain

Splashing puddles to clear the field

Crispness afterwards and

Freshness to free your route

So you can sing again with glee and

Dance in the field with a joyful heart.


The sound of the rain needs no translation~
The sound of the rain needs no translation~ | Source

Copyright@CrisSp~TM/04-2013. "The heart of my soul speaks to the soul of my heart by writing." ~

Purple Rain over here....

© 2013 CrisSp

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    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Jamie: Always good to see you. Thank you.

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Jodah: The feeling is mutual about the rain. We get refreshed and everything around us gets a good cleansing. I love the natural scent after the rain. Thank you for reading.

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Lisa Luv: I'm glad you feel that way. Thank you.

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      CrisSp 

      4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      swilliams: Thank you so much. You presented me the highest compliment by simply gracing my page much more for voting up and commenting very kindly.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      4 years ago from Reno NV

      I love the first April rain. Jamie

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      What a lovely poem Cris. I love the rain. We got the first in months recently and the grass turned from brown to green in one day. The birds began to sing again and flowers bloom. I love the rain and it's aftermath. Voted up.

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 

      4 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      I feel refreshed! Great write! voting up and sharing!!!

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      swilliams 

      4 years ago

      You are a beautiful writer I love this poem! You presented a great visual! Voted up! Beautiful!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Kim! Thank you. Appreciate your presence here, the votes and all.

      Love from the sky~

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      ocfireflies 

      5 years ago from North Carolina

      SO love to "Dance in the field with a joyful heart."

      Great Poem! Voted Up and Beautiful!

      Hope you have a great day singing and dancing!

      ocfireflies aka Kim

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Pamela. Glad you did!

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      Pamela Mae Oliver 

      5 years ago from Georgia

      I enjoyed your beautiful poem!

    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      ahorseback: Lol, Ed! I'll leave the escorting job to the authorities...:) Safe trip my friend and if you happen to meet your friend "Jack" on board, please be discreet in greeting him, "Hi Jack" or you'll be certainly escorted out of the tube my friend. Lol! Kidding aside, thanks for dropping by. Enjoy your trip.

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      ahorseback 

      5 years ago

      CrisSp, Hey sweety Im flying to Az, next week ......escort me please ?, LOL........I will think of you in the air my friend !....Ed

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      marcoujor: Thank you for your visit. Wishing you a refreshing day everyday! Love from the sky~

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      Maria Jordan 

      5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Rain is so cleansing and a reminder of hope for me...

      As it is teeming rain this PA morning, I thank you for this refreshing read.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      old albion: Apology for the late response. I was away...no wi-fi in the sky. Glad to see you here and thank you for coming by. I sincerely appreciate the visit and the comments. Enjoy life!

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      Graham Lee 

      5 years ago from Lancashire. England.

      Hi CrisSp. A lovely refreshing poem. It really did make me think of the beauty that is spring and the beauty that life can be.

      Graham.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      ahorseback: I miss you my friend. Well, actually it's me who's MIA. :) Thank you. Reliving the summers of our youth sounds good. Hmm...nostalgia!

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      ahorseback 

      5 years ago

      Okay Chrissp, I'm up for it- lets run in the rain , what about about a nice warm summer rain , we'll dance while the rains fill our laughing eye's , we'll relive the summers of our youth !........awesome poem !

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      QudsiaP: Truthfully, the actual pouring inspired me to write it as dictated by my senses. It was indeed refreshing and I love it too. Thank you for stopping by. Happy to see a great poet dropped by here. Cheers!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      coffeegginmyrice, my friend--so nice to see you here. Rain is refreshing and I love it (and the after rain scent)! Just not too much and flooding. :) Sure, it'll be fun to play in the rain. There's just something nostalgic about it. Thanks for coming by. See you around...

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      QudsiaP1 

      5 years ago

      CrisSp, I love the way you describe the rain; almost as if the reader can feel and sense it through your words. I feel refreshed. Thank you.

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 

      5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      April showers are blessings we all need to be grateful of. How unfortunate in some places around the world that don't get visited by rain; so there is no complaining whenever rain comes pouring above our heads. Enjoy every drop!

      Nice poem, my good friend! Let's go out and have fun in the rain.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Janet! Nice to see you here sweetie. Thank you for coming by. Enjoy your warm weather out there.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Rosemay. Happy Spring to you.

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      Janet Giessl 

      5 years ago from Georgia country

      I'm really longing for spring. Your beautiful poem lifts up my feelings. Today it is really warm here in Germany. I hope it will stay like this.

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      Rosemary Sadler 

      5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Beautiful poem. Its amazing just how spring gives everyone such a lift

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      dreamseeker2: Thank you and yes, YAY, to Spring!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      prasetio30: Pleased to see you here. Thank you and happy Spring to you!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Ruchira! Thank you...can't wait for the actual spring!

      Happiness always!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you James. I sincerely appreciate your kind words. Here's to poetry and more....cheers!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      livingsta: My pleasure to share and thank you for coming by. Appreciate all the compliments. Happy Spring to you!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      aviannovice: Spring brings hope and although that first April rain was just a teaser, I am still positive the real spring will come out soon.

      Happy to see you stop by here. Thank you.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Audrey! Thank you. Happy to see you here. *smile*

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Valleypoet: Thank you. I thought, I already saw the first sign of spring. Thus, this poem. Alas! We had snowstorm instead after the rain and today some freezing rain *sad face* but hey, at least, I get to enjoy some comfort food. Would you like a bowl of chicken soup?

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      dreamseeker2 

      5 years ago

      We tend to get a lot of rain here in the Pacific NW, but it does keep the grass green and help make the flowers grow. Liked your poem, as it had an uplifting feel to it. Yay, spring is on the way! : ) Voted it up!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello and thank you Randi! Glad to be able to put that happy and uplifting feeling through this piece. Keep smiling!

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Ericdierker: I'm envious! Bad weather here today...snowstorm. Yes, really in April! *sad face*

      As always, thanks for stopping by. Appreciate the support.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      bravewarrior: Sometimes, I think I am on the wrong part of the world because really, I'm not made for snowy weather. *smile* Well, enjoy it bravewarrior and thank you for making me jealous. Lol! Kidding aside, thanks for stopping by. Appreciate it.

      Love from the sky~

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      prasetio30 

      5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Spring is the best and beautiful, including this poem as well. Thanks for sharing with us. Have a good day :-)

      Prasetio

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      Ruchira 

      5 years ago from United States

      I can smell the blooms...such a beautiful poem.

      Loved it

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      Tijani Achamlal 

      5 years ago from Morocco

      That is very well thought out!! I can tell you are a great poet!! I love your choice of words, it makes me start to feel like I'm there under the rain feeling the drops caressing my skin and trying to rejuvenate my life !!! Keep it up!!

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      livingsta 

      5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Beautiful one Crissp, voting up and sharing! The April and summer rains are beautiful and they make everything look beautiful too. Thank you for sharing this with us!

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Spring brings those invigorating feelings. Well done and enticing.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      I am thankful for April rain and beautiful poetry! Thank you!!!

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      Valleypoet 

      5 years ago

      It has taken its time this year, but the first few signs of brighter, warmer weather are finally here...we might get an April shower instead of a snow storm too!!....thank you CrisSp for this cheerful piece:-))

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      Randi Benlulu 

      5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Up+ what a pretty poem, happy and uplifting! Thank you!

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      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      We have sprung down here in Spring Valley, CA. I will find a field to play in today. thank you for the uplift.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      5 years ago from Central Florida

      Cris, Spring is already here in Central Florida. Each morning I sit outside with my morning coffee and listen to all the wonderful songs of the various birds we have here. I even heard an owl this morning!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      girishpuri: Thank you. Blessings back to you.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Wayne: Thank you. Appreciate your visit. Happy Spring!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      DDE: Me too! Isn't that exciting? Love the warmth and color of Spring...cold weather makes me weary. :( Thank you for stopping by.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      travmaj: If there's anything I love on the invention of the internet, it is that I can connect to people across the globe. Thank you and I hope you enjoy the warmth of Australia at this time.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Sue, glad to see you here. Much as I got excited to feel April rain, today it seems that winter is not leaving the Canadians yet...snowstorm on the forecast. Really, in April?

      Well, thank you for stopping by and for the vote. I'll see you around the corner. Take care.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Vellur: I'm excited to see Spring and you got me going after reading your poem "Fun in the Rain" because I know, April rain is a good sign of Spring. Thanks for coming by. Appreciate your kind gestures of voting and commenting.

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      Girish puri 

      5 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      It's time to fly and shine again... awesome, Cris, God bless

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Sheri Faye! Spring is my favorite season of all except for the sneezing but I don't mind. Happy Spring!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Faith: Thank you. You always brighten up my day.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      embarrett91: Thank you. Glad you enjoyed it. Happy Spring!

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      Wayne Barrett 

      5 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Hope springs eternal as does this beautiful poem.

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      I look forward to the sunshine and new flowers

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      travmaj 

      5 years ago from australia

      As I sit here watching the leaves turn to Autumn colours - I can feel and hear the April rain - bringing back many memories - thank you. Up and beautiful

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      Sueswan 

      5 years ago

      Hi Crissp,

      I am listening to the pitter patter of the April rain as I read your beautiful poem.

      Voted up

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      Nithya Venkat 

      5 years ago from Dubai

      Beautifully expressed and as refreshing as the rain. Great write, voted up.

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      Sheri Dusseault 

      5 years ago from Chemainus. BC, Canada

      perfect! I love spring and this caught it perfectly

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      What a delightful and lovely poem.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Erika 

      5 years ago

      A beautiful little spring awakening poem, I really enjoyed it :)

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