The Sound of Rain

Photo by Pete Nowicki on Unsplash

The sizzle of rain
like fat in an iron pan
makes my mouth water

We can’t really talk of the sound of rain and mean only one thing. Even more than the various sounds of the wind, the rain speaks to us in many voices.

Sometimes the rain is shy and tentative. We must strain to hear it as we would…



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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.