Outdoor Oratorio

I remember those evenings when the rain brought a symphony onto the tin roof of our back porch, drops harmonically combining to allegro, drumming up their own summertime rebellion, as thunder joined forcefully in rhythmic crescendo.

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Written in response to the Trifextra weekend challenge:

This weekend, we are revisiting a prompt we’ve done before.  We are giving you three words and asking that you add another 33 to them to make a complete 36-word response.  You may use the words in any order you choose.
Our three words are:


Now you give us yours.

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28 thoughts on “Outdoor Oratorio

  1. oh this was beautiful, as stunning as a light storm and as peaceful as the gentle song of raindrops on a roof on a summer evening.
    I LOVED every word, every metaphor.

    thank you for the MUSIC of the rain.

  2. Wow!wow!wow!I am just drenched in the sound & feel of this awesome piece Jody!The beautiful animated picture was the icing on the proverbial cake,loved it:-)

  3. I am anxiously awaiting the turn of seasons so we have this beautiful noise, instead of the white stuff. Love the way you wrote rain in sound. Perfect.

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