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Rainy day redux

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
A storm magnifies sound, as lines of livid, liquid mallets pound down metallic gutter spouts, striking off clear cannonball cascades that bombard under-eve bouquets harder than hummingbirds or bees at any bloom-side banquet, groundswells…

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Give it a rest thunderheads!

The surging storm sends shivers through the shingles, emitting a cyclone capable of unheard of forces, knocking, quite clearly, upon the front door. It felt a bit drafty and the rafters did quake, as if they could collapse and snap … Continue reading

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Beyond saturation

Raindrops slide off the bloated earth and pile in wet sheets by the front door, our welcome mat is a sponge which wheezes in and out as we enter. Scattered puddles conceal the muddy gruel of the storm’s afterbirth. Below … Continue reading

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So far blue

As a perfect complement to my last rain poem, I have recorded my experiences working outside during stormy winters on the Oregon Coast.  I’m from arid Montana and after 4 years in Coos Bay, I do believe I completed my … Continue reading

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