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Neela Nath

July Sky

The sky is pouring all day long,
Water from it's pitch dark pot.
The trees, plants and shrubs so got
Relieved from that scorching hot.
Ah! they said to each other-
Rain is blessings, is not it?
How could one live, happily,
In such painful burning heat?
They all chat and smile and crackle.
Flowers let out sweet fragrance,
The faded greenness then chuckle-
As raindrops start their ballet dance.
We should take rest, can work no more-
The Nimbus clouds discuss with friends,
They labored hard throughout the day.
The lightning, mapping all clouds' ends,
Taking metal scale, he rubs on sky,
Announces-all clouds must take a row.
Whose tasks are left, they stay for now,
The white ones make queue, you can go.
Hearing these words, clouds do the same.
Drizzle starts and blows soothing breeze.
Clouds go back, ending their long game,
The earth, shakes hand with smiling trees.


Submitted: Saturday, October 06, 2012
Edited: Saturday, October 06, 2012

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  • Savita Tyagi (10/6/2012 9:08:00 PM)

    Beautiful soothing poem. Love the conversation of rain and clouds. All that whisper of nature that we long to hear standing by the window. (Report) Reply

  • Teslim Badmus (10/6/2012 10:43:00 AM)

    The earth shakes hand with smiling tree...ds ending is fabulous and very personifying.good work keep it up. (Report) Reply

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