Ronald Chapman


After The Rain


Inside the meaning of ourselves, the poets and songwriters look.
Just the thought of tears makes my spirit hurt!
Always looking, never seeing the words through the rain.

After the dogs of summer stop barking the dreamers breathe,
After the rain of the evening, the poets and songwriters learn.
In the stillness and cool-ness the dreamers rejoice!

All the ghosts have begun humming again.
Beside the river of tears, my mind thinks.
After the rain, sunny memories sing!

Submitted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Edited: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Topic of this poem: dreams


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Inspired by Korea's monsoon season.

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