Just Rain

Just Rain short poem

Photo by Melanie Lazarow


The rain came today
Little drops at first
Then, gaining confidence
Grew more insistent
Drumming on the ledge
With a rapid tattoo

The birds didn’t mind
They arced and soared
Laughing at umbrellas
And the rush for indoors

How beautiful, how wise
To be so unperturbed
By the fall
Of sudden rain

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Doug MacGowan

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My name is Doug MacGowan and I’m a 53 year-old English guitarist, ex-professional actor. I’ve been writing poetry in one form or another for most of my life, although have never submitted anything for consideration until now. This is an excellent way for like-minded souls to share and discuss their love of poetry and all else besides. Best wishes to one and all.
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