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Renewal Of Rain (Haiku)
by Regis Auffray

Sunday, October 19, 2003
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Renewal of Rain   (Haiku)

At the birth of day
Thunder rumbles in the sky
As the clouds gather
The heavens open
From dark moisture laden clouds
Rain begins to fall

The smell of wet soil
Fills the air with scent of life
And of renewal
The steady downpour
 Has the soaking trees whisper
A sigh of relief
Near the end of day
An arc of color appears
The storm is over
As darkness deepens
The stars in the sky witness
Rebirth of the land

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Reviewed by lois christensen 8/21/2014
Rain does refresh and renew, Awesome write and well worth reading.
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 1/15/2014
I am a sensitive, I smell rain before it arrives...
I smell Autumn in the air before it is here...
I smell water nourish a blade of grass and swell up
the smell of the earth below...

This poem has stimulated all of my senses Regis,
Thank you for sharing it with me...

Love and Light,
Reviewed by JMS Bell 9/5/2012
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 2/22/2008
I love every word in this POEM!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 2/20/2008
Regis, these are so incredibly beautiful.
"The smell of wet soil
Fills the air with scent of life
And of renewal" My favorite.
Reviewed by Patricia Sanders 2/17/2008
very poetic description... I love this poem..
Reviewed by Jerry Engler 1/22/2008
Very nice, relaxing feeling of both renewal and rest in this poem, Regis. Well-done piece that invites us not only to look at the world but at the peace within us....Jerry
Reviewed by Safi Abdi 1/19/2008
The steady downpour
Has the soaking trees whisper
A sigh of relief

Well done, Regis.
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 1/6/2008
I Love Storms
& The Smell Before They Come
And Then Of Course The Beautiful Prismatic Reflective Spehere :)
Poetry Truely Is Everywhere
Love & Hugs Regis
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 12/28/2007
I love the way these are linked, progressing throughout the day. You make me anxious for rainy days rather than all these snowy ones, Regis. Love these!

Reviewed by Silent Dream 8/23/2007
Ah, this is a beautiful series of haiku. I think my favorite is this one :)

The steady downpour
Has the soaking trees whisper
A sigh of relief

They all flow together so well though. Thank you for sharing!

((Hugs and LOve)) ~SilentDream
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 5/22/2006
enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Katryn Dougherty 5/21/2004
I loved it
Reviewed by Crystal-Rain Love 11/10/2003
Beautiful. I could never write so beautifully about nature. I am in awe.
Reviewed by C.S. Snow (Reader) 11/7/2003
Wow, this was magnificent!
So simple yet so powerful.

Renewal is such a compelling subject! Eh?

Reviewed by Regina Pounds 11/7/2003
I love every word of this (you wrote it for me, even if you didn't know it)

Reviewed by E. Richardson 11/4/2003
One of the things I love about the haiku/senryu/tanka forms is their layered meanings...and how, when done correctly, they form unique snapshots of a have more than done it correctly here...this piece is so well done that any one piece can be read alone, but the true essence is reading them together.
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 10/28/2003
Regis, thsi is so lovely
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 10/25/2003
I could smell the musky leaf sodden tree's as I read through this thoroughly enjoyable write.
Ty Regis
Reviewed by jude forese 10/21/2003
a powerful sense of renewal...
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 10/21/2003
Such beautiful and real imagery, this is lovely work.
Reviewed by Linda Hill 10/21/2003
Exquisite my friend..
Loved the verses and the

Reviewed by Rodd Jokre 10/20/2003
Loved it... You did a superb job sir!
Reviewed by Karen Cino 10/20/2003
Awesome write!

The smell of wet soil
Fills the air with scent of life
And of renewal

Filled with so much imagery....Karen

Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 10/19/2003
WOnderful....very wonderful to read!!!!!
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 10/19/2003
This is wonderful writing Regis...awesome work..I love rain..floria
Reviewed by Christine Morell 10/19/2003
A most beautiful linked haiku. You are masterful in this form.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/19/2003
Beautiful write of the recycle of life.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/19/2003
Exquisite imagery in all of these Haiku , a joy to read!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 10/19/2003
This is stunning flow and verses and pic Regis thank you.
lady peg
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader) 10/19/2003
Gorgeous images and refreshing.
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 10/19/2003
Wow, Regis... this is so beautiful... and the haiku you wrote it in made it even more so... thank you for sharing this....
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington 10/19/2003
Well captured images of changes.

Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero 10/19/2003
Nature in motion; the cycle is complete. Wonderful imagery. And thank you for the wonderful photograph as well. Give is more of this.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/19/2003
Magnificently done Regis!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 10/19/2003
Very nice, as usual. Did you like Richard's review of those haiku en français?
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 10/19/2003
Beautiful depicting of Nature in action.

Never rest Your pen; don't let Your quills dry.

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU

Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 10/19/2003
This is a wonderful poem...
God Bless
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