O’ rain little rain, little rain O’ rain!
I love to see you come from Heaven,
And fall over the plain.
The grass is thirsty,
Please show some mercy.
The pond is empty,
And the fishes are grumpy.
O’ rain heavy rain, heavy rain O’ rain!
Please supply water on this planet.
Without you nothing can remain.

O’ rain wet rain, wet rain O’ rain!
Kiss the longing maiden
Drench the forest’s grassy mane
Where dances the pining peacock
Quivering the covert feathers.

O’ rain monsoon rain, monsoon rain O’ rain!
Upon the parched land barren.
Cast your magic spell.
Relieve the poor farmer’s pain.

O’ rain rim jhim rain, rim jhim rain O’ rain!
Showers and showers of heavy rain,
Let not your drops go in vain.



Monalisa Parida


Bio:– Monalisa Parida is a post graduate student of English literature from India, Odisha and a prolific poetess. She  is very active in social media platforms and her poems have also been translated into different  languages and publish in various e-journals.

She has got 70 international awards for writing poetry. Her poems have been publishing international e-journals “New York parrot”, “The Writers Club” (USA), “Suriyadoya literary  foundation”, “kabita Minar”, “Indian Periodical” (India) and “Offline Thinker “, “The Gorkha Times “ ( Nepal), “The Light House”(Portugal), “Bharatvision”(Romania), “International cultural forum for humanity and creativity”(Aleppo, Syria), “”(Singapore) etc. And also published in various newspapers like “The Punjabi Writer Weekly(USA)”,  “News Kashmir (J&K, India)”, Republic of Sungurlu (Turkey)” etc.

One of  her poem published an American anthology named “The Literary Parrot Series-1 and  series-2 respectively (New York, USA)”. Her poems have been translated in various languages like Hindi, Bengali, Turkish, Persian, Romanian etc.  And she is the author of the book “Search For Serenity”.

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