Jeanette Telusma

Caught In The Rain

My dream was finally becoming a reality
Without having to plan it.
The perfect opportunity was present.
I looked up and opened my arms.
It was raining hard.
A dream come true.
My hair was perfect.
Dressed for an outing.
Crossed body purse and all.
It rained as if there was no tomorrow.
Such a joy, a moment filled with peace.
A needed refresher to my soul.
I walked a mile and back.
No need to rush.
This was my moment to smell the roses.
This was a personal moment between me and God.
I envisioned He was there with me.
It was a wonderful time to let go
Of any cumbersome thing.
That day I felt as an eagle soaring high.
Breaking through what holds the mind takes courage.
What an exhilarating feeling it was?
I promise myself this would not be my last.

Topic(s) of this poem: courage, rain

Poem Submitted: Friday, August 4, 2017

Form: Blank Verse


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  • Sochukwu Ivye (6/14/2020 4:30:00 PM)

    Such fresh and sweet lines. Do more, poetess.

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  • Sarah ShahzadSarah Shahzad (12/12/2019 1:44:00 AM)

    A nice rhyming poem with a smooth flow and lovely imagery! I love to write as well, have my own poetry, so please check my site too :)

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  • Prabir GayenPrabir Gayen (1/1/2019 9:29:00 PM)

    Fantastic poem dear poetess... awesome diction.... Thanks...........

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/5/2019 7:42:00 PM)

    Thanks, Prabir for your time. Blessings..

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  • Irfanulla Shariff (8/2/2018 9:51:00 AM)

    Amazing lyrics filled with heartfelt emotions. Brilliantly penned, Jeanette. Thanks for sharing.

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(10/21/2018 1:19:00 PM)

    And thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts, Irfanulla. Thank you! ! !

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  • Lungelo S MbuyaziLungelo S Mbuyazi (6/23/2018 5:51:00 PM)

    Brilliant artwork... it's filled with great pictures and it's very imaginative....10++

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(10/21/2018 1:16:00 PM)

    So generous of you, Lungelo... thank you! ! !

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  • Akhtar Jawad (4/18/2018 6:35:00 PM)

    She walks in the rains, to wash her stresses and the strains, to kill her pains, and here she comes back without the stains! A beautiful poem on walking in the rains. For me it's poem of the day.

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(5/2/2018 8:46:00 PM)

    Thanks for your valuable time and kindness.... Mr Akhtar.

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  • White TigerWhite Tiger (2/9/2018 2:54:00 PM)

    Hi Jeanette, Excellent poem filled with emotion. I felt the rain comfortably splashing on me. I felt the freedom and I felt the softness of Gods eyes looking down as I felt every raindrop. A well deserved 10+++

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(2/11/2018 8:11:00 PM)

    Hi White Tiger, so glad to hear from you. Thanks for commenting and Amen! ! !

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  • Rebecca NavarreRebecca Navarre (2/6/2018 10:52:00 PM)

    Ever Such Beautiful Flow! ! ! ! !
    Ever Such Beautiful Feel! ! ! ! !
    Ever Such Beautiful Spirit Here! ! ! ! !
    Thank You Again Ever So Much
    For Sharing This! ! ! ! ! Endless! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! +++++

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(2/11/2018 8:10:00 PM)

    Ever such beautiful comments, Becca. Thank you and Blessings always.

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (1/26/2018 11:23:00 PM)

    Great poem incorporating an invigorating experience where a dream of a caged eagle to soar high up in the sky has come when it 'rained as if there was no tomorrow'. Thanks for sharing a masterpiece and Congrats for its selection as Poem Of The Day.
    A needed refresher to my soul.
    This was my moment to smell the roses.
    This was a personal moment between me and God.
    Breaking through what holds the mind takes courage.

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/28/2018 10:08:00 PM)

    Yes..... very well said, Rajnish. A heartfelt thank you for your kind comment.

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  • Hassan HayatiHassan Hayati (1/26/2018 11:00:00 PM)

    Every thing must be washed and refreshed maybe, and the rain is the God's Mercy to wash, refresh and give a new life to the nature, Congratulations for being chosen as poem of the day. +++++10

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/28/2018 10:06:00 PM)

    Hassan, I appreciate your commenting. Thank you! ! !

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  • Savita TyagiSavita Tyagi (1/26/2018 10:16:00 PM)

    Beautiful. As adult we have forgotten to be in rain and feel it’s joy. Never the less when it happens nothing makes us happier than being soaked in by rain. Congratulations for a lovely poem.

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/28/2018 10:05:00 PM)

    Thank you so much, Savita, it's so kind of you to comment, I totally agree with you.

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (1/26/2018 6:30:00 PM)

    There is courage and there is promise in mind. Perfect opportunity has come and dream has turned into reality. Experience of raining is beautifully presented in this tender and excellent poem. This is nice to see your poem as the poem of the day. Congratulations! ....10

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:57:00 PM)

    Thank you so much, Mr Kumar. I'm grateful for kindness and time. Blessings....

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  • Rini ShibuRini Shibu (1/26/2018 5:57:00 PM)

    Lovely poem about Rain.. Congratulations Jeanette

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:26:00 PM)

    Thanks for commenting, Rini.

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  • Lyn PaulLyn Paul (1/26/2018 5:56:00 PM)

    We don't have feelings like this often. So simply wonderful when we do.
    Beautiful to read.

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:25:00 PM)

    Your so kind...... thanks for your time and comment, Lyn.

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  • Christopher MudienyiChristopher Mudienyi (1/26/2018 3:25:00 PM)

    this is a reminder of the great childhood memories

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:21:00 PM)

    Yes :) agreed. Thank you, Christopher.

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  • Rae SeagullRae Seagull (1/26/2018 10:03:00 AM)

    I’m reminded of the joy of drenching in the rain! Many congratulations, Jeanette. Well deserved!

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:20:00 PM)

    Rae...... thank you ever so much! ! !

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  • James MclainJames Mclain (1/26/2018 8:31:00 AM)

    Jeanette, congratulations on your poem of the day.. James McLain

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:19:00 PM)

    Thank you for taking the time to comment... Blessings always.

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  • Subhas Chandra ChakraSubhas Chandra Chakra (1/26/2018 8:08:00 AM)

    Thanks again for the song of rain that sings of your reunion with the beloved God of your heart.
    Congrats for this poem being picked as member's POD.
    Subhas

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:18:00 PM)

    Subhas, your comment is always appreciated. Thank you! ! !

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  • Akham Nilabirdhwaja SinghAkham Nilabirdhwaja Singh (1/26/2018 7:45:00 AM)

    Love the rain, a nice work 10

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:17:00 PM)

    Thanks for your kindness, Akham

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  • Siddartha MontikSiddartha Montik (1/26/2018 6:40:00 AM)

    Nice and Passionate Poem about Rain.. for it is a Joy and vital for life on Earth and for Nature.. Beautifully written! ! thank you for sharing this Poet! !

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    Jeanette TelusmaJeanette Telusma(1/26/2018 6:16:00 PM)

    And a heartfelt thanks to you for commenting.

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