Friday, October 31, 2014

Lyrics of Rain

Dr Abe V Rotor

Cumulus cloud turning into nimbus or rain cloud

The afternoon becomes cooler and cooler each day
in May - dragonflies hover lower and lower in horde;
distant drums get closer and closer, the winds hiss
as the sky falls in thunderous downpour
like a coming train, pelting the faces of happy children,
laughing, laughing with the birth of streams
that wake the river, the fields from deep slumber,
ending many dreams in a long, hot summer.

(Instrumental solo follows, return to the lyrics.)

Compose a song with the lyrics. Enrich it with cadence and happy notes. Play it on the piano, or sing it with the guitar. Try with flute or violin, too.

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