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Refreshing Raindrops

Updated on January 22, 2017
Refreshing Rain
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Rain, a downpour from the skies above that brings happiness and joy. Drenching earth with her moisture and feeding the rivers and streams, the rain enriches life.

Drops of rain slip sliding down leaves and flowers glisten in the sun and outshine the best of jewels.

I enjoy getting drenched in the rain, it refreshes my heart and soul. I have captured all my thoughts and feelings about rain in the poems below.

I hope you enjoy reading!

Raindrops falling

Swiftly running down

Mountains and slopes

Feeding rivers and streams

And plants that grow

Raindrops falling

Quenching thirst

Of Mother Earth

Refreshing life

In the universe

Dancing in the Rain
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Dancing in the Rain

Refreshing raindrops fall

Enriching my spirit and soul

I walk into the falling rain

Not minding the chill or the cold

I fully get drenched in the rain

Reliving my childhood memories

When every drop of rain that fell

Would fill my heart with joy and glee

Dancing in the rain

Rain Drops
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Glistening Glory

Raindrops gliding down leaves

Shimmering reflecting

Myriad rays of the sun

Creating a world of colors

Lighting up dew drops

That slide down slowly

Gently gliding

Into a beautiful world

Of glistening glory


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      Ann Carr 2 years ago from SW England

      You've brought back memories of dancing in the rain and splashing in the puddles as a child. Now I do it with my grandchildren!

      Beautiful poems.


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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      annart thank you, it is even more fun when we do it with our grandchildren! Double the fun!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I can't say that I enjoy the rain. ( It's rained almost every day for a month. ) But I love your poetry...

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      Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, how lovely! I enjoyed reading your poems here.

      We have had rain for several weeks, but it has been that dreary and overcast skies type of weather, but finally the sun is shining and it is so beautiful this weekend.

      I love the rain showers when it is not accompanied by storms.

      Up and beautiful, pinning and tweeting

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Vellur.....Simply AWESOME. I love our Spring because of the rain....when it's a mild day and everything is renewing and nature begins to pop up everywhere. It does REFRESH us completely.

      I can enjoy just sitting by a window watching the rain fall and the raindrops dance on the windows....but most of all....the smell in the air when we poke our heads out to breathe deeply.....

      Thank you for this lovely piece....UP+++

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      PurvisBobbi44 2 years ago from Florida


      Your rain drops fell on my face and made me smile. Such a refreshing poem on a cold Florida day---it chased my blues away.

      Have a great new week.

      Bobbi Purvis

      I will share with Twitter and put this lovely poem on my re-pin board.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      always exploring thank you for reading and am glad you enjoyed my poem.

      Faith Reaper I do agree constant rain or storm can be down and depressing. Occasional showers are great. I love to get wet in the rain! Thank you for the many votes and share, much appreciated.

      fpherj48 thank you and I know the fresh smell after the rain is simply awesome. Thank you for your many votes, much appreciated.

      PurvisBobbi44 thank you for reading and the many shares. Rain is so refreshing!

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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Come to Washington'll get all the refreshment you could ever hope for. :)

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      billybuc I would love to, someday soon!

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      rdsparrowriter 2 years ago

      How beautiful and refreshing to read the poems which brought so many memories :) Lovely images :) Enjoyed :)

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      rdsparrowriter thank you for your visit and am glad that you enjoyed.

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      Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      It has been raining in Croatia for the past few days. You have written such a lovely poem.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Sweet, cute and gentle like the rain of which it speaks, Vellur. Quite calming, sweet and genteel sort of poem. Excellent work!

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      DDE thank you, it must be quite cold there.

      manatita 44 thank you, you made my day!

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      travmaj 2 years ago from australia

      So lovely, the rain really does refresh and regenerate. We rely on it so much. Summer here now - it can become intensely hot and waiting for rain is really difficult. Right now it is cool and I can hear a distant rumble of thunder, hopefully some rain will accompany it soon. Thank you Vellur.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      travmaj thank you and I hope your place cools down soon.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Lovely poems. It's summer here and we could do with some of those raindrops. Didn't even hear the thunder.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      BlossomSB thank you and I hope rain drops fall soon to cool your lovely place.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most refreshing poetry. I love dancing in the rain.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Gypsy Rose Lee thank you, we both love the rain!

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Two great poems about rain Vellur. We don't get enough rain here for most of the year. December and January (Summer) we have had as much as the entire rest of the year so when it does rain I love it. Well written, voted up.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Jodah thank you for reading and the vote up, I do hope your place gets plenty of rain to enjoy!

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      Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Reminds me of a poem I wrote long ago about dancing in the summer rain. Brought me smiles and memories. ^+

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Jackie Lynnley am glad that my poem brought back great memories that made you smile!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      I love rains and I loved your poem. Beautiful visualization and an excellent combination of words.

      I love the season, even if it brings some discomforts. But as kids, we really enjoyed playing, jumping in the rain, not worried about any thing else. A poet's imagination is most fertile during rains, I believe.

      Thanks for sharing this lovely poem and beautiful pictures! Voted up!

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      ChitrangadaSharan thank you for reading and your appreciation. Thanks for the vote too.

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      Dream Lover 2 years ago from Zagreb

      Hi,Vellur;) your poems about rain are so beautiful and amazing**

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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      Lovely poems here, Vellur. I enjoy the rain as long as no high winds accompany it and it doesn't stay too long.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      FlourishAnyway thank you, yes rain in moderation is great!

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      sujaya venkatesh 2 years ago

      a rain dance

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      sujaya venkatesh thank you.

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      Judy Specht 2 years ago from California

      Delightful. Am hoping we get some rain tonight. There is nothing nicer than rain drumming on the roof.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      tirelesstraveler hope you get some rain out there at your place and enjoy. Oh yes the drumming on the roof is music to my ears. Thank you for stopping by.

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      Linda Bilyeu 24 months ago from Orlando, FL

      I love rain and dancing in the rain too! I enjoy rain more when it is accompanied by thunder and lightning. Your poem was very refreshing! :)

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      Nithya Venkat 24 months ago from Dubai

      Sunshine625 thunder and lightning is cool when it rains and as long as it does not get way out of hand! Thank you for your visit.

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      stella vadakin 23 months ago from 3460NW 50 St Bell, Fl32619

      Hi Vellur, your poems are so true and amazing, bringing back some cherished memories.

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      Nithya Venkat 23 months ago from Dubai

      ladyguitarpicker thank you for stopping by and am glad you were reminded of cherished memories through my poems.

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      Julie K Henderson 22 months ago

      I enjoyed these poems. I definitely have danced in the rain before, and surely I will again.

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      Nithya Venkat 22 months ago from Dubai

      Julie K Henderson thank you and am so glad you enjoyed. Yes I would definitely dance in the rain!

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      stella vadakin 20 months ago from 3460NW 50 St Bell, Fl32619

      Wonderful poems you have given to us. I really enjoyed reading them. Miss the rain from the Great Lakes it was so different than the rain we get down here in this humid climate.

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      Nithya Venkat 20 months ago from Dubai

      ladyguitarpicker thank you and am glad you enjoyed.

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 3 months ago from Templeton, CA

      What lovely imagery! For some reason, rain has a great ability to inspire poetry. It's one of my favorite poem topics as well. Indeed, here in California we do want to dance when it rains.

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      Nithya Venkat 3 months ago from Dubai

      WannaB Writer thank you. Rain is a great aspect of nature that inspires many souls to write poetry.

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