Sorrow engrosses the night,
Joy glitters the morning light
Life’s toils deepen by severe endurance
Bounty fruits cluster around the mother earth
Hailing downpours of the sky tears.

About this poem

The poem talks about the downpours of rain.

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Submitted by ID on January 11, 2022

Modified on April 05, 2023

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Scheme AABCD
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 185
Words 31
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

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Discuss the poem THE SKY'S TEARS with the community...

  • oyindamola_a
    Rain in this poem is the sky's tears. The poet tells the procedure in which the sky tears up. And before the sky tears up,joy glitters in the morning
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Loluwa11s
    This poem revolves around rain. The poet make use of personification (sky tears). The poem is talking about how rain brings life to plants and how its cools the environment. The use of rhyme scheme is applicable in the poem.
    “sorrow engrosses the night”-A
    “joy glitter the morning light”-A
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • ayomipo_a
    the poem talk about a part of nature which is the rain. the rain is considered as the sky’s tears.
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Yemisi
    This short poem entails that the downpour of rain brings comfort to man's toils and harvest to what he has planted. Also making the environment clean and fresh. The rain is a comfort
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Chigozie
    This poem elaborates the important of rain to humanity.It talks about how rain is important to play and life.
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Hephzy2288
    The poem talks about the symbol of the rain and what it's known to do
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Abosede
    The poem is about rain. It's advantages to both living and nonliving creature.As it is in the poem, Life's toil deepen by severe endurance, that is,man endures until it rains because it is essential for man and plants. Hailing downpours of the sky tear shows how happy people are when it is raining. 
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Timi_jimmy
    The poem simply reflects on rain and it's positive effect in the world
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • adebusola_a
    The poem is a short one and it talks about the down pour of rain.
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • favouro.53886
    The poem is about rain which the poet called the sky's tears. The poem talks about how the rain leads to the bountiful harvest and also leads to the coolness of the environment
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Jennifer_O-E
    Ohaeri-ehiem Jennifer 100lv law.
    The poem is like a nature poem. It talks about the rain which is represented metaphorically as the sky's tears which bring life and bounty fruits to the earth. It is a very thoughtful poem 
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Sopeobj
    The poem talks about the downpours of rain.
    Rain in this poem is considered as sky's tears and its known to make the environment cool
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Abimbola_
    The prom"the sky's rain revolves around rain. Rain which is called the sky's tears in the poem is known to bring life like plants and it cools the environment. The prom is just talking about rain as a whole. 
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • olaleye_t
    This is a very short and nice poem and it's about the rain.
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Tobiloba
    Though it is a short poem.The poet talks about the rain.
    The poet makes us understand that if there is rainfall there will be bountiful harvest.
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Bolu12
    Ogunsanya Boluwatife
    Law 100 kdu
    The poem the skys tears is a powerful poem which describes the pain of the world and it convey a message of pain
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Oma
    This poem is about the rain. According to the poet, when there is rainfall, there will be bountiful harvest.
    LikeReply2 years ago


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