Pitterpatpat

Pitterpatpat

A Chapter by Debbie Barry
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Written in 12th grade, a poem about rain.

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Pitterpatpat

 


May 12, 1987


Drip.
Drip.
Drip.
Pitter . . . Patter.
Pitter . . Patter.
Pitter . Patter.
Pitterpatterpitterpatter.
Pitterpatterpitterpatpatpat.
Drip.
Drip.
Pitterpatter. Drip.
Swish.
Drip.
Pitterpatter.
Splash.
Rain on windowpane.
Rain on roof.
Drip.
Drip.
Pitterpatter.
Swish.
Rain drip -
Rain drop -
Drip - drop - drip.
Rain swish -
Rain splash -
Swish - splash - swish.
Drip - drop - drip.
Swish - splash - swish.
Rain on windowpanes
Sing to me.


For Miss Merriman, who took the time to befriend a new student, too different to find friends among classmates, and too shy and too lost to try to fit in to a new school.




© 2017 Debbie Barry



Author's Note

Debbie Barry
I wrote this when I was 18. Initial reactions appreciated.

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Debbie Barry
Debbie Barry

Clarkston, MI



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I live with my husband in southeastern Michigan with our two cats, Mister and Goblin. We enjoy exploring history through French and Indian War re-enactment and through medieval re-enactment in the So.. more..

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