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I can taste the rain…

Today when I went out to give the dog his first walk for the day I discovered it was raining.  Decided against going back upstairs and get my umbrella.  Instead I  just put my hood up and allowed the rain to lightly fall down on me.

When I think of rain I think of its renewing powers, that it brings life.  As I continued to walk down the street singing to myself… I stuck my tongue out just alittle so I could taste the rain…

© 2009, Lela Jefferson Fagan. All rights reserved.

Lela Fagan (Jefferson) is the author of the book “Poetry of a Black Girl: The Darkness and the Light” and lead blogger at “Memoirs of a Black Girl”. Lela is an avid reader “A Real Bookworm” of all things in print. She finds joy in sharing socially and blogging about topics that matter the most to her. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Lela now lives in Houston, TX with her husband Oji, an educator and Football Coach. @LelaJefferson - See more at:

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