The Petrichor - A sonnet


Happiness is the sound of rain falling

The Pitter, patter upon mother earth

The petrichor in the air comes a calling 

Refreshing, earthy , a wondrous birth


Our laughing eyes wander for a distance

Happy cheeks rise sporting a smile

Mother Earth proud as our eyes glance

At her earthy wet attired raindrop  style


Puddles are made not just for girls and boys

The splashing  is enjoyable for all

Kick off your shoes, there are puddles to enjoy

Listen to our inner child, the cool water calls


Enjoy the petrichor born of newly fallen rain

Go out,  enjoy your inner child again









  • Author: Dove (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 7th, 2021 08:36
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 42
  • Users favorite of this poem: Accidental Poet, L. B. Mek.
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  • Neville

    simply beautiful dear Dove ... you may not post that often these days .. but when you do .. you do it so splendidly ..

    and what's more, you have used one of my most favouritest words in your title .... N πŸ™‚

    • Dove

      Thanks you kindly dear Neville! Very kind of you to say! The word is new to me! It was part of a poetry challenge to make a poem! But since its in your vocabulary, I bow my feathers lol ! Thanks for the read and comment

      • Neville

        ................................................................................... πŸ™‚ x

      • flyingfish

        Very inspiring - a new word for me 'Petrichor' the smell of rain - charming piece. Very well done. Cheers

        • Dove

          For me also, Its incredible, how many words are out there waiting to be discovered!

          Thanks for the read and comment

        • Doggerel Dave

          ....And need I add? ....Know and am exhilarated by that smell also.

          Keep on educating me, Dove.

          • Dove

            Oh my, thanks a bunch Dave! I look forward to sharing new words! 🍾

          • orchidee

            Good write Dove. Petri-wotsit?! heehee.

            • Dove

              Awesomeness! Smiles Orchidee

            • Accidental Poet

              Very inspirational Dove. Love it. πŸ˜‰

              • Dove

                Thanks again for stopping by, much appreciated

              • L. B. Mek

                this is such an immersive read
                thanks for sharing, dear poet

                • Dove

                  You’re welcome Mek! Thanks for stopping by!,, Much appreciated

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