Matthias Pantaleon

(August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

Rain Drops


The pebbles of raindrop
Was too much for the roof,
And the storm attack violent;
Shaking the house to its foundation

We cluster together on a wooden bed
Crying silently at the same time,
Praying that the wind will be fair enough
Not to blew away our thatch roof.

For its old and couldn’t weather
The fury of the wind
Nor the pebbles of raindrops
On the thatch roof

We cry and wait for sunshine
With all its brightness!

Submitted: Friday, May 31, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 01, 2013
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