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Lylo Benant


A Rush Of Rain


I thought I had forgotten
But it all came back again
Tonight with the first spring thunder
In a rush of rain

I remember a darkened doorway
Where we stood while the storm swept by
Thunder gripping the earth
And lightening stretched on the sky

For the passing motor busses swayed
For the street was a river of rain
Lashes into little golden waves
In the lamp light's stain

In the wild spring rain and thunder
My heart was wild and gay
For your eyes said more to me that night
Than your lips would ever say

I thought I had forgotten
But it all cam back again
Tonight with the first spring thunder
In a rush of rain

Submitted: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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