The Rain

William Henry Davies

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I hear leaves drinking rain;
I hear rich leaves on top
Giving the poor beneath
Drop after drop;
'Tis a sweet noise to hear
These green leaves drinking near.

And when the Sun comes out,
After this Rain shall stop,
A wondrous Light will fill
Each dark, round drop;
I hope the Sun shines bright;
'Twill be a lovely sight.

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  • christina

    Just came across this beautiful poem by William Henry Davies. Really enjoyed the imagery and emotion he put into describing rain and nature. It's such a refreshing and peaceful read!