Forest in Monsoon

The swollen, serpentine stream was in spate

babbling and burbling it moved at a rapid pace

the vibrant, verdant valley with vantage views

was resplendent in efflorescence of myriad hues

a carnival of fragrance blew in the air

the plump, pregnant raindrops plopped without a care

the canopy of leaves feebly pierced by chords of light

the cicadas played a symphony, and all was right.

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47 thoughts on “Forest in Monsoon

  1. This is beyond beautiful. I could place myself at that flooding river where light barely penetrated the canopy of leaves. How tranquil you have described the forest in monsoon. Btw, love the word ‘spate’ – it’s not commonly used and it’s refreshing.

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      1. I am so happy to hear that. It is a blessing, indeed, when nature permits us those glimpses into her beauty. You are kindly welcome ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. Oops! No, you are not complaining but I get the message! Just one more tonight, then the rainy season will be over on this blog. Promise. ๐Ÿ™‚
      (By the way, this deluge of words on rain are for Rachel โค๏ธโค๏ธ)

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      1. Don’t let the raining words end, but then I would have never guessed it was for Rachel ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I am winning though, 3โค๏ธ vs your 2โค๏ธ

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      2. 3โค๏ธ vs 2โค๏ธ sounds great!! May you get many more! ๐Ÿ˜€ You are a much better writer and I am sure you will keep on piling the โค๏ธs!
        I am content with my โค๏ธโค๏ธ

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