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Rainy Days For Dreaming

I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I now live in Daytona Beach, Florida with my wonderful cat Sid.

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Rainy days make for dreaming,

when the skies are gray,

then I have to say -

those memories come back to me.

I walk back in time,

to the places and see the faces,

from a time so long ago,

so that I don’t get blue,

I’m always smiling,

because in my mind I see you -

in the city neon lights reflected.

Like glowing jewels,

in the rain puddles along the way,

when storm clouds fill the sky,

but in the world I enter -

the sun never goes away.

Rainy country roads,

strolling as the raindrops fall,

somewhere high up in a pine,

a lone bird calls,

taking away all my cares and worries.

Bringing back the carefree days,

of childhood and youth,

knowing that however soon,

the skies will clear up,

while a colorful rainbow makes a bridge –

stretching across now sunny skies.

Spending my time,

with songs of yesterday,

words that will stay in my heart -

forever and a day.

© 2020 Gypsy Rose Lee

Comments

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on February 09, 2020:

You're welcome Michael and I'm glad you enjoyed this.

DREAM ON on February 06, 2020:

Rain is beautiful in so many ways. It's refreshing and relaxing. I could listen to it all day. I loved your poem about rain. Thank you for sharing.

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on February 06, 2020:

You welcome Umesh and glad you enjoyed it.

Thank you, Eric, and may raindrops sparkle with rainbow colors for you

Thank you, MG

Thank you, Bushra

You're welcome, John

Thank you, Shauna

Guess it might be time to move to Olympia, Bill I hope that the sun shines soon for you

Thank you, Ruby

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on January 31, 2020:

This hits home with me, rain rain rain, when will it stop? Dreaming about yesteryear is a good way to forget about the rain and remember sunny days, Beautiful!

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on January 31, 2020:

You can do a lot of dreaming here...it has now rained for 30 straight days. You could become the World Champion of Dreaming in Olympia.

Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on January 31, 2020:

Rasma, I love this line: while a colorful rainbow makes a bridge –

stretching across now sunny skies.

That's exactly what they do but I never saw it that way until now.

Beautiful poem!

John Hansen from Queensland Australia on January 31, 2020:

A lovely poem about rain, Rasma. Thank you for sharing.

Anya Ali from Rabwah, Pakistan on January 30, 2020:

Lovely song!

MG Singh from UAE on January 30, 2020:

Lovely poem. In the east rainy days are also days for love and a beloved. .

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on January 30, 2020:

Just beautiful. And a special treat for us desert dwellers. I sure to love the rain.

Umesh Chandra Bhatt from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India on January 30, 2020:

Well presented. Charming. Thanks.

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