Posts Tagged ‘rain’

While Waiting

The pattering of the rain
Out of my window
Warns me that you
Will fail to come

Looking to the outside
I see not just rain
I see the autumn leaves
Rustling in the breeze

Although you ain’t with me
I’m not alone in here
I hear the squeak of mice
Eating all our rice!

The fire is crackling
Under the chimney
I’d prepared all
For this evening

The house is silent
Without your laughter
I hear the clock chiming
Announcing and timing

Hope is almost gone
The phone hasn’t rang
And the dog hasn’t yapped
Will you come in later night?

Oh how great!
The rattle of the key
Brings a smile to my face
I know it’s you who’s coming
Through the fence


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