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Drizzle
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By Quentin Clingerman
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The rain incessantly in a drizzle
Overcast skies blanket the area
Wetness gives the sense of Middle Earth

Dripping off of floppy hats and umbrellas
Pedestrians trudge their weary ways
Rain incessantly pervades

Creeps into every crack and crevice
Glooms the brightest hope and cheer
Wets outside purposes with dread

Yet, it is what was so long sought
Prayed for, desired, looked for
Rain that would check the scorching drought

How fickle the mind, the emotions
Rain now unwanted and desdained
Shoulders shrug off the clinging drops

Eyes view the threats of flood
Ears listen for silence
That the rain has stopped again

The rain will stop again


Drizzle (c) 2003 Quentin Clingerman


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Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Last Updated: Saturday, January 4, 2003

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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