Summer Rain


every drop of the rain is every bit of my pain


You held my hand tight
As you bid goodbye
It was hard
It was insane…

You kissed me softly
with a whimping cry
It froze my mind
It broke my heart…

You strained me in your embrace
clasped me in your arms
It pricked me
It stung me…

Then it rained on a summer afternoon

This is an old poem i wrote  years ago in memory of my beloved papa who passed away that summer.

I am reposting it for this week’s World of Words prompt: বৃষ্টি, which is a Bengali word that means “rain”.

Every week, Rosemarie (of A Reading Writer), Maria (of Doodle Scribbles), and Jade of will post a word from a different country in the world.

Published by michnavs

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43 thoughts on “Summer Rain

    1. I do miss him Carolyn..its been really so long since he passed away but i guess no amount of years or months could erase his memory especially because everytime i write i am reminded of him..he was my first and greatest fan..😇🤗🤗

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  1. Heartfelt Mich and clear to see the precious gift you both had. I believe you only have to be still and observant to know he has not left you. He is in each raindrop, in each hug you receive or smile from one of your children.


  2. oh my heart breaks with this one Mich, that last embrace, the last kiss, tears and emotions running wild. you make your papa so very proud with all you do, but most of all for the wonderful human you are.


  3. Sorry for your loss. My dad has been gone 16 years this summer. There are days I feel the pain as fresh as if it was yesterday. Most days though I can think of the good times and be okay.


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