The Rain Comes

October 9, 2009
By JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
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A prayer
Answered,
An omen
Fulfilled.
The messenger
Of joy,
The bringer
Of fear.

Beautiful
And hideous,
It shows its face.
Loving
And hateful,
It descends
From some place
Above.

It bathes,
It destroys -
It's laughter,
It's screaming.
Wonderful
And feared,
It comes.

The inhabitants
Of this earth
Cry -
For happiness
Or terror?
What will happen
When it all ends?

The god,
The devil,
The thing from above -
Dare to immerse
Yourself
In it.

The rain,
The rain!
Let it wash
Your tears
Your fears
Your dreams
Away.


The author's comments:
I'm so sorry, I'm not sure what kind of poem this is! So I just put it under "Other"...but anyway. I actually came up with the last stanza off the top of my head one day and created a poem around it. This is one of my favorites.

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on Aug. 9 2010 at 12:15 pm
JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
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I'm incredibly sorry I haven't replied sooner!  I was away from TeenInk for a while.

Thank you!  And I'd love to check out your work. :)

 


on Nov. 5 2009 at 11:55 am
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

love it! the flow is really good. the last stanza is for sure my favorite :) i love rain to begin with but i love how you phrased it :) all around a great piece :) bravo! check out some of my work and comment, id love your feedback :)


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