Dot a dot dot dot a dot dot Spotting the windowpane. Spack a spack speck flick a flack fleck Freckling the windowpane. A spatter a scatter a wet cat a clatter A splatter a rumble outside. Umbrella umbrella umbrella umbrella Bumbershoot barrel of rain. Slosh a galosh slosh a galosh Slither and slather a glide A puddle a jump a puddle a jump A puddle a jump puddle splosh A juddle a pump a luddle a dump A pudmuddle jump in and slide!
From Catch a Little Rhyme, published by Macmillan, 1966. Used with permission.
Eve Merriam was a poet, playwright, director, and lecturer. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Date Published: 1966-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/weather