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The Rain Comes

October 9, 2009
By JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
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A prayer
An omen
The messenger
Of joy,
The bringer
Of fear.

And hideous,
It shows its face.
And hateful,
It descends
From some place

It bathes,
It destroys -
It's laughter,
It's screaming.
And feared,
It comes.

The inhabitants
Of this earth
Cry -
For happiness
Or terror?
What will happen
When it all ends?

The god,
The devil,
The thing from above -
Dare to immerse
In it.

The rain,
The rain!
Let it wash
Your tears
Your fears
Your dreams

The author's comments:
I'm so sorry, I'm not sure what kind of poem this is! So I just put it under "Other"...but anyway. I actually came up with the last stanza off the top of my head one day and created a poem around it. This is one of my favorites.

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on Aug. 9 2010 at 12:15 pm
JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
9 articles 0 photos 17 comments

I'm incredibly sorry I haven't replied sooner!  I was away from TeenInk for a while.

Thank you!  And I'd love to check out your work. :)


on Nov. 5 2009 at 11:55 am
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

love it! the flow is really good. the last stanza is for sure my favorite :) i love rain to begin with but i love how you phrased it :) all around a great piece :) bravo! check out some of my work and comment, id love your feedback :)