Take the Reins

Time for another poem! This one was written in response to DVerse’s challenge,  Rein ’em in. The challenge is to use the words “rain/rein/reign” in a poem and to have a positive tone. Overachiever that I am, I did my best to use all three words. This is also inspired by WordPress’s daily prompt, which was the word “Disobey.”


Rain on a dark-gray day

Is a symbol of sadness,

Some say; I’d prefer

To disobey. The weather

Should not reign over

Anyone’s emotions. I’ll stay

Sane, be free,

And hold the reins.

 

 

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11 thoughts on “Take the Reins

  1. Kudos! You hit the trifecta and used the three words — and very well indeed. Ah yes….as the old saying goes, mind over matter….or perhaps it should be mind over grey rainy days? I always call those kinds of days “make-your-own-sunshine-days.” Thanks for a lovely post!

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  2. The only time I have difficulty reining in the weather is during the bleak days of January and February, when the newness of winter has worn off, the snow has become a dingy grey, and it seems a very long time ’til Spring! I like your thoughtful poem!

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