Mark Van Doren

(June 13, 1894 – December 10, 1972 / Hope, Illinois,)

After Long Drought


After long drought, commotion in the sky;
After dead silence, thunder. Then it comes,
The rain. It slashes leaves, and doubly drums
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Comments about this poem (After Long Drought by Mark Van Doren )

  • Rookie - 71 Points Daniel Richmond (9/18/2014 5:19:00 AM)

    This is amazing, did they really have droughts before global warming? (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/18/2014 12:57:00 AM)

    Through Drought, poet painted the agony of life and post happiness as thunder, rain and...... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Soren Svenson (11/27/2005 9:58:00 PM)

    i had to recite this at school...i fell in love with it...j.i. (Report) Reply

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