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Watching a storm one day and had a different opinion of where the rain came from. This is how I viewed the rain that day.

The Angels Cry

There is always a calmness before the storm
The clouds are all darkened as they form
Thundering skies echo across the land
Untold signs are washed from the sand
It becomes all quiet and not a sound is heard
You can listen for voices but you hear not a word
Then like some magical wonder from above
The angels begin to cry and send down their love

Their tears are falling for you and for me
To touch us all and to set us all free
They send down their love with such beauty and grace
I lift up my head and let the tears touch my face
Washing our souls from the hurt that we feel
Washing our souls from the pain that is real
And when they have finished their crying all done
Those clouded skies depart to bring out the sun

And if you watch closely and look way up high
You will see a rainbow of colors appear in the sky
Colors of joy that are warm and not cold
God's given promise for us to hold
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20 Visitor Comments

dipika
i like ur poem
not telling
wow this iz a good poem almost mabe me cry
Dia
i, myself, write poems about angels too. there are good, but i find this poem very beautiful. i love it. its thoughtful and it can relate to everyone that thought this poem is true. very good!
Paige
That was amazing! i love how you used something that can be so sad and turned it into a beutiful thing at the end. And i like how you talked about Gods covenant in there. I liked it alot. Good Job
james
this poem is very touching**claps** i would love to hsake ur hand
jami
i really liked ur poem because i like to sit and watch the rain. even though some people find it depressing i find it beautiful and that is what ur poem maid me think while i read it.
Elizabeth
Very good poem. It ouched my heart.
Beth
This poem is beautiful and i love it. 10/10
aimee
great i loved it
antisha
i think the poem was very unique and also so real to life and all!
tasha
i thought the poem was very nice. i really like thunderstorms and thats a great perspective.
vicki
beautifully put, and I loved your use of language
kelli
This a really touchin poem! I really enjoyed it! Great work. :)
amber
i love you work it made me cry it inspired me
Nice
*sigh* Very touching!
syl
this poem touched my heart. it is beautifull. thanks for sharing.
Sirvard
thi is such abeautiful poem, i tottaly fell in love with it . i never thought of what u said. but u made me love rain. i'll never forget this poem.love ya bye
Kim
I really enjoyed this poem. I thought it was very pretty.I never thought of the rain as angel tears before..it is beautiful!
Rhonda
This poem was very very beautiful! I loved it very much. Never again will I look at the rain in the same way. To the author - Thank you for such beautiful and loving words.
JEROME
I DEEPLY FELT THIS POEM AND I TRULY RESPECT IT'S REALITY AND LOGIC.THEREFORE,I'LL GIVE MY OPINION FROM THE HEART. BE COOL RICK!

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