Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Rain

Sometimes I wonder about the raindrops
Why they fall so fast and hard
What is the rush?
What's their hurry?
No matter their speed
The world ends up wet
Slick and slippery
Everything becomes a challenge in the rain
Everything becomes a pain
Rainboots, raincoat, and umbrellas
What a hassle
And when it's raining
Sometimes we forget
That after rain
After a thunderstorm
The world starts to shine
It's revived
It comes alive
So instead of staying inside
When the sky turns grey
Why don't we run outside
Why don't we get a little wet
After all
A little water never hurt anyone.

2 comments:

  1. The only time I enjoyed rain was when I was in Israel. I ran out once and started dancing and singing (it had been a year with very little rain there so it was a big deal). Back in America though, I want sun all day. No snow, no rain, just sun.

    It's so dreary too and my mood gets slightly influenced by the darkness during the day.

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  2. I hear... rain here can be drab.... but there is still something so calming about listening to a storm...

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