Race of many drops
Sending in many dops
Many wins, some draws, many losses
Quite severe, filling the air, few pauses

Generous cloud feeds the thirsty land
Grateful plants maximize the moisty sand
Pedestrians release sounds of utmost outcry
An idea to wait and challenge the falls they wouldn’t buy

A beautiful painting from a vehicle splash’s brush on a pedestrian’s canvas
An apology from a dry cloth on a warm body in a car, surely seems like arrogance
Strokes from the cloud gets farmers on a quest to feed the earth
Not only them but also their family, as the rain moves down, have to move up the mat

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Emmanuel Akintoye is a Nigerian. He is a student of the Department of Medicine and Surgery, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria. He is a passionate writer and a poet. He is also a budding freelance writer. His pen name is Smarnuel and he is in his late teens.

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