Gloom descended
like a stage curtain
crimson waters flowed
in a dark stream
specks of gold glistened
on the soggy ground
bare limbs stand
to what the rains wrought.


It’s been raining for days except for the 5 minute visit from the sun today. 🙂 Happy midweek to all, rains or not.

9 thoughts on “AUTUMN RAINS

  1. Oh Imelda, your poetry is difficult to adequately describe–phenomenal, eloquent and elegant, no matter the subject. And rain is a fave topic of mine–this poem of yours if wonderful, which simply doesn’t say enough.

    1. You are so kind and encouraging. You do not know how much I appreciate your comment.

      I have to apologize though for being slow in responses (sometimes I choose to visit pages over responding just to manage my time) and in catching up with posts. Days just pass so quickly hereabouts. 🙂

      1. Never apologize–blogging does take a lot of time, and you have a young family who MUST come first. I love to have you, whenever time permits!

  2. Beautiful and so captivating… Very evocative poetic imaginary. I particularly liked the four last verses, dear Imelda. Congratulations!. Best wishes to you, Aquileana 😀

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: