April Rain Song

(2009)

"April Rain Song" is the fourth and final song in John Stone's song cycle Daybreak in Alabama: A Langston Hughes Song Cycle.

April Rain Song
by Langston Hughes


Let the rain kiss you.
Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops.
Let the rain sing you a lullaby.


The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk.
The rain makes running pools in the gutter.
The rain plays a little sleep-song on our roof at night—


And I love the rain.


--The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes


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