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It’s raining again

02 Jul

These pictures were clicked by a Facebook friend Abru Manoj. The little boy is his son Tanmay. “The rains are addictive” was Abru’s caption for the first photograph and “The rain is a kiss on the soul” for the second. I just took off from there 🙂

Tanmay’s expressions are always so very endearing and the father manages to capture them so well:-)

tanmay-1

The rains are addictive
The way it smells when falling
On the dry earth

It holds me captive
With its outpouring
That grows in height and girth.

I stay stuck to the windows
To watch it drenching
The slender pepper vines

And to wait for the wet crows
As they take their time assembling
On the swaying electric lines

tanmay-2

I wonder what they’re saying
The palm fronds and the breeze
And those clouds look all ready
To burst into a sneeze.

That white stork in flight
From earthly leanings freed
Revelling in his solitude
Across the paddy fields

I wonder why the wind
Won’t stay put in one place
And why the trees nod their heads
To everything that it says .

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4 Comments

Posted by on July 2, 2014 in Nature, Poetry

 

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4 responses to “It’s raining again

  1. Sue Dreamwalker

    July 3, 2014 at 8:26

    Beautifully captured Nadira both in poetry and in photo’s.. May the rains quench the parched earth’s thirst.. and bring renewed growth to all it touches..
    Love and Blessings.. Sue xox

     
    • dreamingthruthetwilight

      July 4, 2014 at 8:26

      Thanks you Sue. I share your prayers. May we all remain drenched in love, always 🙂 Hugs 🙂

       
  2. P C JAIN

    July 2, 2014 at 8:26

    Poetry of the Season so well portrayed

     

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