Treasure Island

Walterrean Salley

(Savannah, Ga)

A Cold Grey Wintry Day


On this cold, gray-wintry day,
The sun is nowhere to be found.

Listen! I hear the rain:
Pit pat, pit pat—dripppppp, plop.
Pit pat, pit pat—dripppppp, plop.

Like a sad song, its music play
To the melancholy lyric of:
“A Cold, Gray Wintry Day.”

Submitted: Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, August 02, 2011

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  • Danny Draper (3/25/2012 5:15:00 AM)

    A tune of winter in precipitation the seasons ring in conversation, each a character demanding appreciation, play no favourites as they rotate through station, each a seed in our imagination. I loved this poem, great effort. I love when we try to capture sounds in words and in turn their tune and lyrics, nicely done. I tried to catch a clock ticking in my poem I could not sleep, which was fun to contplate. (Report) Reply

  • Ray Schreiber (1/30/2012 12:56:00 AM)

    You have indeed captured the sad tune of raindrops on a grey wintry day... well done. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (12/26/2009 4:16:00 AM)

    Winter moods and rain have a definite connection.
    And you are in tune with the weather. Grey is
    a favorite poetry color of mine. Ten for you.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Ray Schreiber (12/25/2009 4:12:00 PM)

    Very nice...lovely picture, well rendered portrait of a moment in time defining a universal experience. Through your poem my minds eye sees your day, written with enough space to fill in the details of days I've known. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Adjei Agyei-Baah (12/24/2009 12:21:00 AM)

    Very simple poem with an interesting title which finally turned into the title of either a song or a movie.Kindly read this poem of mine: RAIN RAIN TAP ON MY ROOF and give your comment (Report) Reply

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