Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


Morning After The Drought - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

I open the windows
just in time when the day breaks
to meet the sun in tune
with the strength from deep sleep.

I open the window
and joyfully meet the rain, the rain
indeed after such a long drought.

Trees and grasses are reborn
and the parched ground
is saved from long thirst.
Dirty faced children are
once again cleansed.

I must go down to feel the rain.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Worst drought in Philippine history

Comments about Morning After The Drought by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/12/2014 4:06:00 AM)

    Nice work with the muse of nature. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

    E.K.L.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014



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