Pradip Chattopadhyay

(28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

A Brief Rain


A short sweet rain
Washed clean the sky
In the emerging moon's lust
Glowed the splendent dust.
The earth begged for a drop
Said the soil "it was my call"
Their joy would not stop
The leaves drank them all.
The rain was without might
Feeble its spell was brief
Yet it revived a summer night
As life's succour and relief.

Submitted: Monday, April 30, 2012
Edited: Monday, April 30, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Brief Rain by Pradip Chattopadhyay )

Enter the verification code :

  • Sj Holland (7/31/2013 11:41:00 AM)

    My favorite lines: ...The rain was without might
    Feeble its spell was brief
    Yet it revived a summer night...

    It can be likened to how we feel about ourselves sometimes. We think the little that we have is not worth giving, but to someone it can be...As life's succour and relief. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

New Poems

  1. Jadavpur Universiy Campus Turf, Romeo An.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  2. Let Me Display Your Pennant , Jonathan ROBIN
  3. UNTIL THEN, TIJANI ADEBOWALE DESTINY
  4. Life is a chasing game,, Aftab Alam
  5. The midnight scream, Harold R Hunt Sr
  6. It calls your name., Harold R Hunt Sr
  7. Dogs, Cinzia Wills
  8. Interminable Wanderer, Cinzia Wills
  9. The Sky, Harold R Hunt Sr
  10. That part of your heart, Rolfy Dsilva

Poem of the Day

poet Sir John Suckling

Dost see how unregarded now
That piece of beauty passes?
There was a time when I did vow
To that alone;
But mark the fate of faces;
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Elizabeth Bishop

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  6. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. Sonnet I, Sir John Suckling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]