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Weather: Measuring the Rain

Measuring the RainWeatherMeasuring the AtmosphereThe Take on TemperatureIs the Pressure Getting to You?The Wind in the WillowsIt's Not the Heat, It's the HumidityMeasuring the RainPlacing the …

Brewer's: Rain

To rain cats and dogs. In northern mythology the cat is supposed to have great influence on the weather, and English sailors still say, “The cat has a gale of wind in her tail,”…

Christina Rossetti: Winter Rain

Winter RainEvery valley drinks, Every dell and hollow: Where the kind rain sinks and sinks, Green of Spring will follow.Yet a lapse of weeks Buds will burst their edges, Strip their wool…

Walt Whitman: The Voice of the Rain

The Voice of the RainAnd who art thou? said I to the soft-falling shower, Which, strange to tell, gave me an answer, as here translated: I am the Poem of Earth, said the voice of the rain, Ete…

Recommended Online Poetry Collections

Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us t…

Amy Lowell: Afternoon Rain in State Street

Afternoon Rain in State StreetCross-hatchings of rain against grey walls, Slant lines of black rain In front of the up and down, wet stone sides of buildings. Below, Greasy, shiny, black, hori…

Sara Teasdale: "There will come Soft Rain"

"There will come Soft Rain"Sara TeasdaleThere will come soft rain and the smell of the ground, And swallows circling with their shimmering sound;And frogs in the pools singing at night, And wi…

Sara Teasdale: "There Will Come Soft Rains"

"There Will Come Soft Rains"(War Time)There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground, And swallows circling with their shimmering sound;And frogs in the pools singing at night, And wil…

Claude Rains

Claude Rains(William Claude Rains)actorBorn: 11/10/1889Birthplace: London, England A character actor who began appearing on the stage as a child, Rains earned four Oscar nominations for his ro…