Saturday, 2 April 2011

April 2nd.

Lo! from the west a parting gleam
Breaks forth of amber light,
But yet behold - abrupt and loud
Comes down the glittering rain;
The farewell of a passing cloud,
The fringes of her train. 


This poem fits quite well today as it started bright and sunny and now it is raining. I do like the rain - I like how it makes the world smell, some how it amplifies the scent of the flowers, grass and earth. Oh and I love rainbows and how the rain sparkles as the sun catches it. Little drops of life falling on the parched ground! 

The first thing I thought of when I saw the rain today was the April Showers song from Bambi! 

Drip, drip, drop 
Little April shower
Beating a tune
As you fall all around.

Drip, drip, drop
Little April shower
What can compare
To your beautiful sound.

It never ceases to amaze me how beautiful the world is! 



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