Softly Falls The Rain

The first light of a new day
Near in the middle of June
Even the mating birds song
Is muffled in a softer tune

Bright promise of summer day
Still hidden away will stay
Cloudy skies laden with grey
Misty fog out over the bay

Wind is calm and a little chill
Even the distant church bell
Muted by a heavy air so still
Rings the entire town in a spell

The long drought is finally over
The dust is washed from the earth
Looking out over fields of clover
Softly falls the rain giving birth
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Posted: Jun 2023
About this poem:
Reflections of a cool summer day in New England

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southmiami4321online today!
Yanque, I too felt the cool summer day of New England come alive with your words..Enjoyed SM
carlamee
Nice poem.

The rain cleans for a new dawn.
EXRED3
lovely poem and yes the rain cleanses the air and feeds the soil and quenches thirst of the birds. (first things your poem brought to my mind) applause
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