Summer Rain

April 10, 2011
By Chitra.I PLATINUM, Dubai, Other
Chitra.I PLATINUM, Dubai, Other
44 articles 2 photos 131 comments

Favorite Quote:
Everything makes sense if you think too much about it.


Dry dusty pavements
on either side of the road
that's stretching out, infinite.
I've come to terms with it
I've accepted the sun beating down on me.
But then...clouds.
Creeping over the edge of the horizon
surely; slowly, but surely
making their way over the sky.
I hardly dare to hope.
I hardly dare to wish.
Until the first drops break free
of their limbo
and succumb to gravity.
I lift up my head
and feel the drops land on my face;
they feel like the heaven
they have left behind.
Momentary, I know.
Hardly long-lasting.
Yet the moment is all I need
to be swept away by the rising;
The glee, the freedom
that used to ache my heart.
Making it last
etching it in my memories...
making it a part of me
so it will stay.
The dust will be back
as will the heat
but for now I will revel
in the delicious scent of mud
the light, the shadows, the games they play.
And I dance on the empty road
a small, contented smile on my lips.

This is summer
this is rain
they never last long together...

Except in my mind, this will live forever.



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on May. 13 2011 at 12:21 pm
Chitra.I PLATINUM, Dubai, Other
44 articles 2 photos 131 comments

Favorite Quote:
Everything makes sense if you think too much about it.

Thanks, man. :)

on May. 12 2011 at 11:50 am
ShivaniRaina SILVER, Nicosia, Other
8 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
If, with the literate, I am
Impelled to try an epigram,
I never seek to take the credit;
We all assume that Oscar said it.
--Dorothy Parker, referring to Oscar Wilde

For some reason, I imagined Norah Jones singing this. Your poem. 

I almost missed the last sentence, thank god I didn't. Very, very effective ending. You could tweak the second last line a little to make it flow better. 

As usual, excellent imagery. This poem...felt ...beautiful. 


on May. 11 2011 at 2:21 am
Saffron_tides GOLD, Dubai, Other
14 articles 0 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
My candle burns on both ends,
It will not last the night;
But Ah! my foes and Oh! my friends it gives a lovely light.

plus I love the picture!! goes great!

on May. 11 2011 at 2:16 am
Saffron_tides GOLD, Dubai, Other
14 articles 0 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
My candle burns on both ends,
It will not last the night;
But Ah! my foes and Oh! my friends it gives a lovely light.

your making me miss Dubai!

Love the contrast b/w the 'dusty pavement' and the 'delicious scent of mud'

Nice work!



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