Saturday, June 13, 2020

Poetry: Downpour


The sibilance of the storm
Sings softly.
Sheets of sound muffle crashes.
Tears are in the rain,
As is celebration,
Warm mother’s milk flows,
Purifying, fortifying,
The torrent insulates and inspires.
This is the simplicity of the beginning of things.
How elemental is this paradigm,
Things are nurtured because they exist,
Things exist because they are nurtured.

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Annette Pisano-Higley is a Registered Nurse living in both Albany and Florida. She is a published song-lyricist and published a book of her original Adirondack poetry, with photography by her husband Walter Higley, Adirondack Echoes, available on Annette’s book was inspired by their idyllic summers at the beloved family Camp on Limekiln Lake, Inlet, in the beautiful New York State Adirondack Park.


5 Responses

  1. FRANK PISANO says:

    So beautiful and insistent. A picture of the current world.

  2. Annette Pisano-Higley says:

    Thank you so much for your on-point interpretation, your encouraging and consistent support and your lovely words. They are much appreciated Frank.:))

  3. Jim Leach says:

    Beautiful, Annette. Evocative. Thank you.

  4. Annette Pisano-Higley says:

    hi Jim and thank you. Glad you enjoyed this poem.

  5. Sue says:

    I loved this poem, thank you!

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