Pray for Rain (a quatern)

rain

As the rain falls, washing my face,
I can breathe a little deeper,
feel my shoulder tension release,
imagine wings that might unfurl.

I can ponder flights of fancy,
as the rain falls, washing my face,
feel my heart begin its mending,
believe magic just might happen.

Like the touch of fingers dancing,
a massage delights my wet skin.
As the rain falls, washing my face,
I can face the world once again.

Maybe it will rain tomorrow.
I can hope the weather shifts.
I will offer thankful whispers,
as the rain falls, washing my face.

ABOUT:
For today’s prompt, write a water poem. Life depends upon water, so there are any number of ways to write this prompt. A few thoughts that jump to mind include pollution, rising water levels, hurricanes, fracking, and more.

POETIC FORM: QUATERN

Quatern Poetic Form Rules
1.This poem has 16 lines broken up into 4 quatrains (or 4-line stanzas).
2.Each line is comprised of eight syllables.
3.The first line is the refrain. In the second stanza, the refrain appears in the second line; in the third stanza, the third line; in the fourth stanza, the fourth (and final) line.
4.There are no rules for rhyming or iambics.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides/poetic-forms/types-of-poetry-forms-quatern

LINK TO PROMPT:

http://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/2014-april-pad-challenge-day-26

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