Eddie Roa

Rookie - 3 Points (June 22,1942 / Manila. Philippines)

Rainy Days - Poem by Eddie Roa

Rain chatters annoyingly
An incessant harangue on metal sheets
Drums, grates, pesters my listlessness

A lackluster sun sinks ever so weakly
On a jagged silhouette of somber evergreens
Its gilt edge no more than erose rustiness

I remember the ugliness of the day
The slate gray of twilight taking over
Amidst the harassment of an obstinate rain

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 29, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, April 26, 2010