A More Gentle Rain

The glass garden reflects
Our life beyond dreams.
It hides nothing that it selects,
And it finds all that is hidden.

It is perfected in the sunrise,
So perfect that the monks’
Soft chanting can materialize
Itself into becoming silence.

Yet it is so intransigent…
It changes ‘you’ to become ‘me’,
And brings a more gentle
Moisture from the sea.        

Published by extrasimile

define: extra: excess, more than is needed, required or desired; something additional of the same kind. define: simile: a simile is a type of figurative language, language that does not mean exactly what it says, that makes a comparison between two otherwise unalike objects or ideas by connecting them with the words “like” or “as.” The reader can see a similar connection with the verbs resemble, compare and liken. Similes allow an author to emphasize a certain characteristic of an object by comparing that object to an unrelated object that is an example of that characteristic. define: extra: an minor actor in a crowd scene

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