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Coming Home April

Cold dark rain
Upon my face erase the tears
A biting wind whips
And blows away my fears

The lightning strikes
But I keep forging on
Cracking thunder seethes
But I don’t hear a sound

The shadows fall as
Darkness conquers everything
But I walk on and keep
Remembering
April’s song playing in my mind
Guided by a sliver of moonlight

Soon I know the moon will lose the fight
But April’s song will carry me
through the night
Or maybe not, the storm may take its toll
But I don’t care
To April I belong

Submitted: Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Edited: Friday, May 27, 2011


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  • Laurie Hill (8/13/2009 6:39:00 PM)

    Looking for sunshine after your storms? ....often just behind a cloud....

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  • Karin Anderson (sorry can't vote or comment) . (8/13/2009 8:32:00 AM)

    Simply enchanting Sonya. Just the words 'Coming Home To April' are so inviting. You forge your way through the obstacle of a storm and come out with a heart singing joy. Love it! 10
    Karin Anderson

  • Sandra Fowler (8/12/2009 11:01:00 PM)

    May there always be a light in the windows
    of April for you. Very touching...

    As always,

    Sandra

  • R. Manoj Mohan (8/12/2009 2:02:00 AM)

    'Guided by a sliver of moonlight..' You take my breath away, Sonya!

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