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The rains came!

I had forgotten what the sound felt like
gently singing me to sleep
A million little drummers
each striking just once

Beginning with one

then another

and another

Striving to find a rhythm
until they all become one hypnotizing song

My body hears it
forming a beat
That melds together into a hum
felt by every part of my being
Telling all who will listen
Slow down! Curl up!
Seek a warm bed
under roof, tree, bush or rock

It’s time to be with the rain!

Let the body soak with it
deep down into the earth
and feel the roots of us all replenished

I had forgotten how thirsty we were
until the rains came