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Rain/Raindrops Renga 18

Each droplet of rain
a mercenary of life
god sends from the skies

we hear them knock on roof tops
waking us to join rain dance

Love fall from heaven
dark skies rain clouds are forming
silvery droplets

body cries out for comfort
from a stream boiling inside

Sun heats the waters
mist is freed of gravity
the clouds puff out full

butterfly exits cocoon
as clear drops fall on my head

Sometimes as drizzle
at times in heavy torrent
drops of rain perform

the stage suddenly lights up
to announce upcoming act

Kids get excited
to sail paper boats on streams
to voyage their dreams

some are of the warrior
Napoleon Bonaparte

In heat of the day
he flies paper plane, no wings
it soars to new heights

thick dark clouds covers the light
thunder roars before rain falls

Grey clouds bear rain drops
form rainbow against sunlight
to brush them on soil

soon a painting emerges
so very pleasing to eyes

Kids splash in puddles
adults walk in umbrellas
two talking pictures

first iconic of delight
other of missing the bus

Drenched from head to toe
kids return home in delight
because schools are closed

sun smiles again from the sky
to watch children play football

Why is rain biased
about when and where to fall
rather than bless all

flooding some with her riches
not reaching those famine lands

Sweeping all rubbish
that is littered everywhere
cleansing air as well

if ever she is enraged
wrecks a havoc in her path

Misted by the sun
cooled and mixed in with the dust
drops to thirsty earth.

children splash in the puddles
this is life itself to all.

Co authors
Barbara Writes
Raj
Tyro
Weirdelf
Sparrow

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Comments

Thanks Barbara for conducting this work shop and others who contributed to this collaborative Renga

Can anyone suggest the theme for the next Renga? Please do.,,,
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raj (sublime_ocean)

If anyone wants to suggest the next theme. Just jump in with it. And I’ll end this one.

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Dear Barbara
I like your poem rain. I send you my poem for your comments. Walking in the night
I went walking alone in the dead of the night The birds had taken flight Except for the nocturnal owl flying silently about Not a soul was in sight Hear the echoes of my footsteps as I went walking in the night

Eulekia

Dear Barbara
do you like my poem walking in the night? You can contact me at my email address [email protected]

Eulekia

It’s not structured for this renga 18 workshop but I am creating a renga workshop to accommodate your poem. It the rules won’t be Japanese structured only. But it will be under my new American Version of Renga. That’s being designed in my head we. Speak. I will structure your lovely rain storm for the First American Version of Renga.

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