Kahlil Gibran

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Can someone provide an interpretation or paraphrase of the poem "Song of the Rain" by Kahlil Gibran?

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This poem is an extended metaphor and rain is personified.  It is much easier to understand if you catch from the very beginning that the speaker (the voice of the poem) is the rain itself.

I urge you to re-read through each stanza of the poem keeping this in mind.  Generally speaking, the entire poem sounds like a poetic autobiography of "rain."  Notice the mention of...

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