No Rainbows

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    No Rainbows

    The rain is falling to the ground

    it wasn't a storm,it wasn't a mist.

    It was just a stream of dreams left forgotten.

     

    The sun shines, but the day is dark

    and there are no rainbows.

    The smiles are wide,

    the tempers are short, they did not understand the rain.

     

    The air was silent,

    though there was one song,

    of children laughing

    of adults crying

    of trees waving against the breeze

    of sparkling waters, rippling with no sound

    But there are no rainbows

     

    Just a paper doll world

    cut from the perfect dotted line

    exact angles, exact lines

    but the day was cold and dark with that sound.

     

    Eventually the song stopped

    and the silence was replaced by and echo that covered the screams

    and there are no more rainbows

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Walt Whitman, American Poet (1819-1892)

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