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Mike Barrett

Rookie - 475 Points (June,1943 / Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

A Thought from Bill for Bill


Rain in rain
I see not the rain
But the sunshine in the rain.
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In the late '70s, early '80s I completed a management training course in Atlanta. While there I met 'Bill'. During that week, on 'off-hours' we had several chats on topics metaphysical and spiritual. One rainy evening he offered the observation stated in the first paragraph. A few weeks later, following a contemplation on it, this poem came out.

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