Edward Thomas

(3 March 1878 - 9 April 1917 / London / England)

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Like the Touch of Rain


Like the touch of rain she was
On a man's flesh and hair and eyes
When the joy of walking thus
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  • Kevin Straw (10/19/2009 6:35:00 AM)

    Being Welsh, he had no umbrella! I am not sure if this girl was rain or storm. 'Blessed rain' sounds decidedly unstormy - more like the 'silly' rain that redeemed the Ancient Mariner. But I suppose an interpretation could be that his love began like an unexpected and refreshing rain, went into storm mode, and then became rain again, though more predictable and, perhaps, 'holy' - which is probably why she got shot of him. (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Straw (10/19/2009 6:34:00 AM)

    Being Welsh, he had no umbrella! I am not sure if this girl was rain or storm. 'Blessed rain' sounds decidedly unstormy - more like the 'silly' rain that redeemed the Ancient Mariner. But I suppose an interpretation could be that his love began like an unexpected and refreshing rain, went into storm mode, and then became rain again, though more predictable and, perhaps, 'holy' - which is probably why she got shot of him. (Report) Reply

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