Spotlight Poetry – Rain in Summer [Extract] – A poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Painting Attribution © Natalie Сharova, Summer rainy morning with a cup of green tea, 2020

Rain in Summer [Extract] by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Howbeautifulistherain!
Afterthedustandheat,

Inthebroadandfierystreet,
Inthenarrowlane,
Howbeautifulistherain!

Howitclattersalongtheroofs,
Likethetrampofhoofs

Howitgushesandstrugglesout
Fromthethroatoftheoverflowingspout!

Acrossthewindow-pane
Itpoursandpours;

Andswiftandwide,
Withamuddytide,

Likeariverdownthegutterroars
Therain,thewelcomerain!

Poem Attribution © Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Rain in Summer

Source Attributionhttps://www.hwlongfellow.org/poems_poem.php?pid=84

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Painting Attribution © Natalie Сharova, Summer rainy morning with a cup of green tea, 2020

Source Attributionhttps://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Summer-rainy-morning-with-a-cup-of-green-tea/1132192/7989262/view

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