Christian Lacdael

(Bury St. Edmunds, England)

April Showers


Now the skies have become like seas,
Nature's waking from beauty sleep,
Rains attack that beauty they feed,
Knocking petals of blossom free,
Of relief but tears just the same,
With a tempest born tide of change,
Gods send skies into disarray,
Smiles still shine with rationed sun rays,
Rain clouds block out the sun's glory,
Sating thirst ere she does her worst,
Making fertile mother nature,
And cleansing this corner of earth,
Drudgery in April showers,
Recovery enclosed by grey,
Balance shifts and buds soon flower,
Our pleasant lands regain colour.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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