Jubril Balogun

(Sept 21 1980 / Ogun state, Nigeria)

The Rains!


When clouds weep
The sky shudders
Mourning days passed
Days of fate unwearied
When wetness threatened not the Sun
Nor quilt of dark clouds shrouding
Each day awakened to a lure,
Born of the Sun's arduousness,
Basking to content
So, comly season of variegated fate
Order the days in dry and utter wetness
Days of greens hugged in richness
Yea! The heat of old in coldness sink
The crust of earth in subtle spin
Respite hence borne in showers
Drops of bliss from yonder clouds
Means to an end for longing earth.

Submitted: Monday, April 29, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Rains! by Jubril Balogun )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Perceptions, Jaipal Singh
  2. Heroin, S.D. TIWARI
  3. 728 Days, Tara Stano
  4. Why do I write, S.D. TIWARI
  5. Stream of life, S.D. TIWARI
  6. We Must Learn, Jaipal Singh
  7. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -67, Ronjoy Brahma
  8. Haiku, bonsai, S.D. TIWARI
  9. The Bloody Power Politics of The CPI(M), Bijay Kant Dubey
  10. Haiku, butterflies fly, S.D. TIWARI

Poem of the Day

poet Christina Georgina Rossetti

Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
She sleeps a charmed sleep:
Awake her not.
Led by a single star,
She came from very far
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]