Winter Rain

The sudden occurrence of a summer storm makes me think of lingering winter rains in the Sonoran desert.

Winter Rain


Summer rain has flash

But I like gray.

I like the dullness

Of winter drizzle at play.


I like summer rain’s suddenness.

I like its brash rumble and roar,

But a steady, soft beat

Plays a more melodic score.


Summer rain strikes and runs,

Cocky and bold,

But a lingering winter rain

Makes my happiness unfold.


© Larry Dane Brimner, 2015, All Rights Reserved


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