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Rain, rain go away



As I sit and stare, watch and sigh
 My chin bored …in palms of hands
The pellets plunging like broken rockets
… from the sky
The drops they tap onto windows panes
Teasing…
“CAN”T COME OUT TO PLAY”
The thunder scolds the sun
And the clouds chase her away
The shower she falls even bolder now
The liquid boredom continues to pour
And it rains cats and dogs upon my hopes
Of freedoms beyond this door

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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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A fortyish native born all American man. Married twice and for the last time. I have four children; Three daughters and one son that are all over the age of eighteen. I also have two grandchildren; one three years old and one nine months old. Inspired by God, tragedy, life's experiences and then a fairy tale love. I never intentionally set out to write poetry, but "She" inspired me. "She" meaning the love of my life. That love is a passion that after thirteen years still grows stronger each and every day. It eventually had to be put into writing. As I wrote poetry to her, she encouraged me to approach other subjects. Doing so brought me to discover that poetry could wash away the bitter tastes of life (suicide, cancer, and divorce) that were still living like demons inside me. So when poetic therapy brought those impish fiends to a stalemate, I began to experiment more. Creating fictional characters and situations within my works. The support of this online community has inspired me even further to continue to hone my writing skills giving the readers the best that I can offer. Thanks to all you out there in Lulu land. more…

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