Baru Gobira

Rookie (7 may 1952 / India)

Keeper Of The Rain - Poem by Baru Gobira

It is not for me little girl
The wind brings the rain;
It is not for me little bird
The sun warms the grain;
It is not for me little bull
The whistle of the train;
It is not for me little ant
The nectar of the plain
It is not for me little one
The moons of Saturn wane.

It is but a gift for you
From the keeper of the rain.

Copyright Baru Gobira 2006

(April 2006 Delaware)

Comments about Keeper Of The Rain by Baru Gobira

  • (4/15/2006 10:47:00 PM)

    I am glad it gave you a moment of pleasure and thank you for the encouraging words.--Baru Gobira (Report) Reply

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  • (4/12/2006 2:45:00 PM)

    Nice. Very evocative title/refrain. (Report) Reply

  • (4/12/2006 9:25:00 AM)

    well written with a haunting quality about it well done. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 12, 2006

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