Puddles of Lost Voices

Falling rain

Each drop free falling faster than the next

The sound of a million needles splashing on my skin

Tiny droplets reverb in the background

A lonely melody emerges

Puddles of lost voices begin to sing

Their faint voices, distant

Burrow deep inside and stay with me

And I’m certain

There will never be a storm like this again

But I will always hear this song

Whenever it rains

 

Originally posted August 22, 2015

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11 thoughts on “Puddles of Lost Voices

  1. There is rhythm in the rain. Depending on your mood, the song it sings can be exhilarating or downtrodden. I love how you’ve created a tangibility to the rain; the needles on skin. The drops reverbing and puddles of lost voices call out to the loneliness of the rain’s song. Beautifully executed with much sadness. Hope there’s a rainbow after this bitter storm. 🌈💗

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    1. Thanks, Rose! Your comments are always so thoughtful. Rain can bring out so many different emotions. A few days ago, it rained while the sun was shining and I thought about hope and redemption. Later in the early morning hours, it rained so hard it woke me up. It was still dark and it had a lonely feel to it. So different from the liquid sunshine I had felt earlier. It was interesting to see two completely different sides of rain in such a short timespan. Thanks again for your comments! I always enjoy and appreciate them!

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      1. You’re very welcome! Im new to here trying to find my way around! Happy I bumped into your page you have some awesome pieces. I would love to do a guest piece for you if your ever interested.

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