Thursday, 12 June 2014

Day 692: Summer Rain

 

'the circus pageantry of rain...'

Another way of looking at this bout of summer rain we've been having!

 

Summer Rain - Elizabeth Coatsworth

What could be lovelier than to hear the summer rain
Cutting across the heat, as scythes cutting across grain?
Falling upon the steaming roof with sweet uproar,
Tapping and rapping wildly at the door?
No, do not lift the latch, but through the pane
We'll stand and watch the circus pageant
Of the rain,
And see the lightening, like a tiger, striped and dread,
And hear the thunder cross the shaken sky
With elephant tread.


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