God Is In The Rain

September 27, 2009
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Hot winds swirl in a devilishly sandy rhyme
And I sit here dreaming of rain , hoping it will come in time
Out here there is no “obligatory rain”
Dear God , come down and water the barren plains
Before Ma died she left me a note to read every day
“And child , this is what thou must pray” ,
“Oh god in heaven and lord above , please pour out the rain”
She used to tell me he was in every bit , every drop
And every day , praying for rain I will never stop
And here I stand with clouds rolling in
Crashing in , storming in ,
The lightning brightens up the evening sky
And suddenly , I know why
The ecstasy bringing wetness makes it plain
I truly know that god is in the rain .

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penguin35 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 10, 2009 at 10:01 am
Great poem, Orc :)
Griecon said...
Oct. 8, 2009 at 6:49 pm
This piece was very well written and just so interesting to read. I like the rhymes you put together and how the whole story is connected. You getting a not to pray for rain then realizing the God is in every drop.
Emily M. replied...
Oct. 9, 2009 at 7:44 pm
Thanks so much for commenting !It means alot to me !
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