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Rain-Soaked Freedom MAG

March 13, 2011
By little.linguaphile GOLD, Waxhaw, North Carolina
little.linguaphile GOLD, Waxhaw, North Carolina
11 articles 12 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You will never find the time for things. If you want time, you must make it." Charles Buxton, English writer

I want to feel the squish of cool mud through my toes.

I want to feel the world through my feet,
Pounding over cement, skipping over gravel,
Sinking into rain-drenched earth.

My running feet, collecting grass seeds.

I want to run in the rain,
Droplets sliding down my arms
And darkening my hair.

I want to splash in every puddle.

The sky is gray and heavy with its burden,
But my spirit is light, and thinking
Is replaced with being.

The author's comments:
A sensory conveyance of my experiences in my beloved tropical Philippines.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Aug. 7 2013 at 10:24 am
jfsdifdisofnsdklvn BRONZE, Hanahan, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 33 comments
I love love love love love how relatable your work is. You are so descriptive and powerful, and I can feel the emotion dripping from your every word! I was so (positively!) overwhelmed by how you weave your words in and out of eachother, how you make them flow so beautifully. "It is replaced with being" is such a powerful line. Great job. :)

on Sep. 5 2011 at 9:29 am
shapeshifter56 GOLD, Cave Creek, Arizona
14 articles 0 photos 136 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Instead of waiting for the storm to pass, learn to dance in the rain."
--Unknown Author

It's beautiful! I love it! You are so descriptive, and really just express such a passion through your poem.

on Sep. 5 2011 at 9:16 am
Laura_Oliver GOLD, Manchester, Connecticut
12 articles 2 photos 122 comments
I really love this poem! And I would appreciate it if you could check out some of my work, too, and leave some feedback.