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Monsoon

by  Felmagre

Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2006
Word Count: 72




Gently at first then a deluge
As clouds emptied greyness
On the heads of unsuspecting folk
Leaving murky puddles;
Riots of colour, freshness, new life.
Summerís monsoon warmth
Evaporates all moisture;
Pools, lakes disappear.
*(a)Disappointing promises displayed;
Only past impressions left.
Earthís crust cracked like dried-out skin.
Fossilised etchings.
* (b)Natures unending renewal.

*Amended - now reads
(a)Life's disappointingly short
(b)witness nature's silent stirrings.

I wonder if this reads a little better?