Rain Poems

Found 2 poems in the topic of Rain.
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John Betjeman
The Irish Unionist's farewell to Greta Hellastrom by John Betjeman
Golden haired and golden hearted
I would ever have you be,
As you were when last we parted
Smiling slow and sad at me.
Oh! the fighting down of passion!
Oh! the century-seeming pain-
Parting in this off-hand fashion
In Dungarvan in the rain.

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Elizabeth Bishop
Giant Snail by Elizabeth Bishop
The rain has stopped. The waterfall will roar like that all
night. I have come out to take a walk and feed. My body--foot,
that is--is wet and cold and covered with sharp gravel. It is
white, the size of a dinner plate. I have set myself a goal, a
certain rock, but it m… [ Read More ]

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Jack Handey
Birth: 1949-02-05

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