Morning Rain

By Mike Keating

Dark mornings
Rain, thunder…
A good day
To stay inside
But, if you dare…
Venture out
Raise your face
To the cleansing
Even if just for
A moment…
Once back
Within cover
The sound alone
Is calming
Good time to reflect
On what was…
What is…
What could be…
it’s all good…
Oh, I know
Just a rainy
Summer morning
But so much
More to be
For… even
If its just
Life is good…

About The Author

Mike Keating
Mike has been jotting down poetic verse since his sophomore English teacher, Mr. Healy, introduced free form poetry to the class. As an Emersonian philosopher, nature plays an important role in a transcendental way in many of Mr. Keating’s poetry. Nature becomes a clear metaphor for hopes, dreams, and sadness making way for resurrection possible. Mr. Keating is a well-known businessman and is a part time professor at Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts.


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