Sonny Rainshine

After The Rain - Poem by Sonny Rainshine

One Chinese lantern,
forgotten when the lawn party
was spoiled by a summer downpour,
waves in the drizzly wind
from a nylon string.
Something sad in the air
comingles with the fragrance
of yellow jasmine, yes
yellow jasmine.

Comments about After The Rain by Sonny Rainshine

  • (5/10/2009 5:24:00 AM)

    jasmine my favourite
    I can smell it too
    lovely poem
    -10 anjali
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  • (10/14/2008 11:07:00 AM)

    sweetness personified! (Report) Reply

  • (5/11/2008 1:07:00 PM)

    Lovely written piece, the sweetness of this poem lingers, I 'll keep coming back to your flowing brilliance.
    Thanks for clearing the air

    best wishes
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  • (10/26/2007 4:10:00 AM)

    I like this too... the scent is has been strongly accentuated lasting even after the poem has finished.. one Peace at a time, Deana (Report) Reply

  • (6/29/2006 3:15:00 PM)

    I like this. I like your work. Excellent name choice. May it outlive you. (Report) Reply

  • (5/7/2006 2:38:00 AM)

    You have painted a beautiful picture, and I can smell the Jasmine...

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  • (5/4/2006 8:35:00 AM)

    I don't believe I've ever smelled jasmine...but this poem makes me want to do so. Lovely poem. I can actually see that poor lantern hanging limply, soggy from the rain...
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  • Alex Nodopaka (4/28/2006 8:20:00 PM)

    Your poem makes me yellow
    with envy
    though may i suggest
    to replace single with lone
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  • (4/16/2006 9:37:00 PM)

    Water colors
    the scent of ennui
    wet on the jasmine wind;
    And longing is, indeed, yellow....

    Simply beautiful.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 16, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 29, 2006

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