Quotations About / On: RAIN
It's raining my soul, it's raining, but it's raining dead eyes.
(Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918), Italian-born French poet, critic. La Nuit d'avril 1915, Calligrammes (1918).
On enemy fire.)
Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
(John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. Self-Consciousness: Memoirs, ch. 1 (1989).)
When we have flowers, thank the rain. When we have rain, thank the groung that gives birth to the finished product.
(By Luis A. Estable)
As rainarrows are released before the rain bow appears, thoughts precede action.
Sunwands turn rain droplets into blackberry drupelets as enkindled okra seeds acknowledge heliocracy
Rain at sea... redundancy
You are totally wet because, you are dancing in the rain.
(Dancing in the rain.)
I fail...I strain the rail...to get a straight rain
(nothing except experience)
O land of manure and mist, of dirty, cold rain.
(Petrus Augustus De Genestet (1829-1861), Dutch minister. "Boutade," First Poems (1851), trans. by Wm. Z. Shetter (1970).)
Who told you you're allowed to rain on my parade?
(Bob Merrill (b. 1921), U.S. songwriter. "Don't Rain on My Parade," Funny Girl, Chappell & Co. (1963).
Music composed by Jule Styne (1905-1994).)