Gerry Legister

(21/01/66 / Silver Spring, Westmorland, Jamaica)

Rain must Fall


We marvel at its beauty and brilliance,
It is a priceless phenomenon,
Which defies the imagery of science?
And spread drops in visible spectrum.

The rain must fall with scattered showers,
Upon parch ground dull and indifferent,
Cloudy atmosphere appear out of thin air,
Connecting forecast to our environment.

From a lofty position in the sky,
Rain must fall with millions of tiny droplets,
In liquid form they come floating by,
And envisage sorrows in teardrops.

You will feel the vapor all around you,
Of warm air holding water condensing,
With torrential downpour towering through,
In spring months increasing.

Rain is a relief reunion of earth and land,
A reservoir of paradise to farmers,
It opens heaven's door and falls like sand,
Over all features it covers.

Then turn and vanished again,
As a stranger that had not been there,
Swung back into the crusading wind,
Over somewhere it feels good to appear.

Submitted: Sunday, May 12, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 13, 2013

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  • Gajanan Mishra (5/12/2013 7:23:00 PM)

    rain is a relief reunion of earth and land right, let me add it is also reunion of sky and earth via rain, good write.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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