April Rain Song

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.

-Langston Hughes

~What is your interpretation of the poem?
My interpretation of this poem is the author must like April showers.


~Can you identify any figurative language?
I can identify personification because this line says the rain can kiss you "Let the rain kiss you.". Also this line says the rain will sing you a lullaby "Let the rain sing you a lullaby".

~Does your poem fit a certain category? Tell me how it fits the category.
I think my poem is a free verse because it is called April Rain Song I looked up what a free verse is and it is a form of poetry that has rhyme or a musical beat.


~What is the mood of the poem?
​ The mood in this poem is calm because it says "Let the rain sing you a lullaby".

~Why did you choose this poem?
I chose this poem because i was born in April and I like rain.

~Import a picture to symbolize a meaning in the poem. Tell me why you chose that picture.

I chose this picture because April shower bring May flowers, it's a May flower covered in April showers.
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~Find a cartoon, video, or other graphic to go with the poem.
April postcards
April postcards

~Who is the author? Write a few sentences about the author.
The author of this poem is Langston Hughes, I think the author likes Rain, and likes the month April. This author likes the rain beating upon his head. Also, he likes the calming sound of the rain on the roof at night because he said "The rain plays a little sleep-song on our roof at night---".The author loves rain.