There Will Come Soft Rains… (variations on a theme)

August 3, 2009

There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground,
And swallows circling with their shimmering sound;

And frogs in the pool singing at night,
And wild plum trees in tremulous white;

Robins will wear their feathery fire,
Whistling their whims on a low fence-wire;

And not one will know of the war, not one
Will care at last when it is done.

Not one would mind, neither bird nor tree,
If mankind perished utterly;

And Spring herself when she woke at dawn
Would scarcely know that we were gone. – Sara Teasdale

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There Will Come Soft Rains

One Response to “There Will Come Soft Rains… (variations on a theme)”

  1. WifeKim said

    That’s really pretty.

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