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Life and Times of a Raindrop
the storm cloud that sails beneath the Sun
There is deep darkness and an essence in the
Stay close, as I ride an atom, the merest molecule,
Zipping hither and thither, far below a storm is
Hurtling, climbing, diving, hold tight, as we sweep
To join lookalikes and trigger spikes of power.
In a nano moment, zillions join us, we spark,
We are a raindrop, life's insatiable nectar,
And then we hold, pause, within our electrical
Can you see the beauty within our minuscule
Blinding colour, myriad lifeforms conducive to
So short our time, as we hustle, bustle to
They lie naked upon the ground as the storm cloud
Individual raindrops smack skin and scatter.
Yielding properties essential to Earthbound life.
So, here we go Kiddo, destruction, what does it
We hit the man on his lip and scatter into atoms,
And you and I fly forever to the lady by his side.
As her gaze slowly turns to her man, we land in her
We are reborn as a teardrop and down her cheek we
We fall unseen into the dirt, an aeon later we
reach the river.
We are crucial to the mass like sand is to glass,
down to the sea.
Now we can hold tight and roll and love with
For soon we'll float upwards with a certain
To be reborn again as a raindrop.
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