Rainy Life’s Seasons

crazy man in the rain...

crazy man in the rain…

Sneaky winds jump around the sky
With joyous malicious whistles
Dark clouds gather together
In sadistic congregation.

/Intermission/
No! This is not just another rainy day
Another bland nature poem
Nor a hifalutin attempt at shameless self-aggrandizement
By a writer with inferiority complex

Carry me out dear nutty wife
Lovingly throw me into the open
I love liberating feels of breezes
But just a shell-y man scared to get out

The feverish anticipation
Of what weather holds today
Makes my body shake ecstatically
Like it happened last night

One by one
I lose my selves
My anxious personality
My prim obsessive-compulsive

The showers start
I look behind the clouds high up
Asking, daring the Creator-God
To do better than just showers

Ha! But I know
He can do more
I tell him I can handle his worst blessings
Tell him to come out from behind clouds

Then

From around the corner
The flood pours out
Across my village cottage
On a hillside

I throw away my cane
Bloody old man that I am
Take a gladiator stance
Look the blessed flood in the face

Flood hits me in the beard
Creator stifles a snigger
Flood sweeps me off my foot
I start to drown, laughing

Shame on me!
For all my boasting
Steee-rike one n’ I’m out!
Sliding down the hillside

A shameless old man
One-legged, dancing
Drenched in happiness
In a flood of rain

Screaming out a holy swearword
“God will be the death of me!
Hee-hee-haw-haw-haw!!!
Hahaa-hahahaha!!!”

BACKGROUND: I am probably one of the few species of men *eyes rolling* who show genuine appreciation for many different seasons (though I favour a burning sun least of all). The rains are officially starting in my part of the world and I never tire of how refreshed and invigorating it makes me feel.

the rain's awe...
the rain’s awe…

This evening, it brings to mind the many ways I play with the Unseen. As true as it is that science has explanations for many things, it does not make a case in court AGAINST the unseen and non-material wonders that exist here. The two sides can coexist. Forget for a moment the [visible] people that misrepresent the invisible.
I remember past happy seasons of my life… from the shocking big blessings… to simple pleasures like raining showers on my skin. And I am making new happy memories. In the midst of many difficulties faithfully stalking my daily life like psychopaths.
The Creator has got His ways!

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22 responses to “Rainy Life’s Seasons

  1. http://youtu.be/xVN7yruV3aE A favorite song for an outstanding piece. Fantastic!!!! = >

  2. That was awesome. What would life be without seasons?

  3. Dear shameless old man, I had no illusions whatsoever that you would take the dry, cracked sun over the breathing of rains. But I must ask, what would you make of swirling snows and ice storms? The air is cold but as clean as it can get.

    Doc, your ability to write a real poem while spinning a narrative (or is it vice versa?) is unmuted. This is probably one of my favorites from you.

  4. oh Doc, that was awesome! I dare you to dare Him!!! I do all the time, lol. Love me some lightning and thunder, and dumping rain blasting through with wind, makes my heart race with joy! but then, I can only kayak on sunny days! so I take them all, and smile up! I especially loved how the “creator stifled a snigger!” lmao take that you stinker, I’ll make you bow! (He says!)

  5. Where are you, Doc?

  6. Wasup Doc?? you OK? hey, I just wanted to add on this post, you have got to be the first writer I have ever seen take an “intermission” during his own post… cracked me up!!! and Have you got another blog you’re doing that I don’t know about??? Please let me know if so! NOW get to writing!!! we miss you!

  7. Haha! I must have been under the rock.. This is it!!

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