The Rain in Portugal

The Rain in Portugal

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eBook - 2016
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A--The Wall Street Journal The Rain in PortugalThe Rain in Portugal On Rhyme It's possible that a stitch in time might save as many as twelve or as few as three, and I have no trouble remembering that September has thirty days. So do June, November, and April. I like a cat wearing a chapeau or a trilby, Little Jack Horner sitting on a sofa, old men who are not from Nantucket, and how life can seem almost unreal when you are gently rowing a boat down a stream. That's why instead of recalling today that it mostly pours in Spain, I am going to picture the rain in Portugal, how it falls on the hillside vineyards, on the surface of the deep harbors where fishing boats are swaying, and in the narrow alleys of the cities where three boys in tee shirts are kicking a soccer ball in the rain, ignoring the window-cries of their mothers.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780399588303
0399588302
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (108 pages)

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MikeEe
Jan 25, 2019

Short poems. Funny poems. Witty poems. Clever and accessible poems about the every day. Well worth a read and a re-read.

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Jan 08, 2017

A far cry from his best!

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