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It's raining in love

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I think this poem is cute...just loved the title too.

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It's Raining In Love :date:
by Richard Brautigan
I don't know what it is,
but I distrust myself
when I start to like a girl
a lot.

It makes me nervous.
I don't say the right things
or perhaps I start
to examine,
evaluate,
compute
what I am saying.

If I say, "Do you think it's going to rain?"
and she says, "I don't know,"
I start thinking : Does she really like me?

In other words
I get a little creepy.

A friend of mine once said,
"It's twenty times better to be friends
with someone
than it is to be in love with them."

I think he's right and besides,
it's raining somewhere, programming flowers
and keeping snails happy.
That's all taken care of.

BUT

if a girl likes me a lot
and starts getting real nervous
and suddenly begins asking me funny questions
and looks sad if I give the wrong answers
and she says things like,
"Do you think it's going to rain?"
and I say, "It beats me,"
and she says, "Oh,"
and looks a little sad
at the clear blue California sky,
I think : Thank God, it's you, baby, this time
instead of me.

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Image size
2807x2572px 1.38 MB
Make
SONY
Model
DSLR-A200
Shutter Speed
1/60 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
35 mm
ISO Speed
125
Date Taken
May 27, 2009, 4:04:48 PM
Published:
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synchro-halo's avatar
beautiful focus and colors :) i suggest taking off the DA watermark cos your own watermark is lovely and useful enough. cos unfortunately, the DA watermark often ruins pictures. not that it is though! it's very lovely but it would look better without the DA watermark. ^^
CozyComfyCouch's avatar
haha, thanks so much! :) I appreciate it. :) :wave:
synchro-halo's avatar
looks so much better, i love this picture:D
engridearty's avatar
I love this title Maria and what a beautiful photo :smooch: :D
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Thanks so much Erin! :hug:
boxx2genetica's avatar
Wow, this is gorgeous. Focus and colors are :heart:
CozyComfyCouch's avatar
Thank you so much! :rose:
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Hello! :wave:

You have been featured in my journal [link] and in this news article [link]
CozyComfyCouch's avatar
:hug: You are so sweet! :)
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I love the colours and the bokeh of the background, well done! :clap: :heart:
CozyComfyCouch's avatar
Thanks so much Anne! :hug:
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AdamsWife's avatar
This would be so beautiful on a greeting card. It even has room for text on the left.
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Thanks so much! Sounds lovely! :hug: Thank you!
miksago's avatar
Wow. That's just simply beautiful. The colors and the light sources work excellently.
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vandollized's avatar
Gorgeous. I love the focus and the romantic vibe I get from this. :heart:
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:wave: Thanks so much! :wave:
vandollized's avatar
:giggle: You're welcome! :hug:
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you're welcome:aww::D!
TheFairyOfFlowers's avatar
amazing.:clap:
in the full view you can better see the drop of rain and it makes me think at the ';piece after the storm'. :D
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