April Rain Song

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

Date: 2009Composer: John StoneText: Langston HughesSong Collection: Daybreak in Alabama

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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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