Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,553 Points (25th March 1943)

Something So Profound - Poem by Ernestine Northover

Showers spilling through the sunbeams,
Refreshing the parched earth below,
Filling up all the thirsty streams,
That meander along, oh, so slow.

Washing away all the grey dust,
Which has settled on flowers and leaves,
Brightening their wonderful colours, just
To show us the magic it weaves.

With galoshes and bright red umbrella,
And waterproof capes, we're just fine,
One needs to have, a repeller,
When this land becomes estuarine.

Having splashed about in each puddle,
Which we've found along the lane,
We stand under the brolly and cuddle,
To the pattering raindrops refrain.

When all the showers have departed,
And sunbeams start warming the ground,
No way are we left downhearted,
For they've left us, something so profound.

A Beautiful World!

© Ernestine Northover

Comments about Something So Profound by Ernestine Northover

  • (8/27/2009 4:50:00 PM)

    WOW, , , your really on to it! ! ! New Zealand term for'your soo good'...bye now i have to read more magic! ! ! (Report) Reply

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  • (8/2/2006 4:25:00 AM)

    A BEAUTIFUL Mind. A shower of Northoverian WARMTH. A favourite. With love, Susie xxx. (Report) Reply

  • (7/31/2006 4:22:00 PM)

    We are left speechless Ernestine and warmed by your words
    Love duncan X
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  • (7/31/2006 4:15:00 PM)

    Lovely poem; I can almost feel the welcome refreshing rain cleansing on my face after a long hot drought (Report) Reply

  • (7/31/2006 3:23:00 PM)

    Oh, what a snuggle of a poem! Refreshing rain and all its lovely effects... Thank you for the reminder, Ernestine, in this lovely write (estuarine - perfect picture) ! Love, Esther : ] (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

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