Not so long ago we had a very big rain- and thunder-storm here in The Netherlands and as this storm was on it’s highest level and returned to normal proportions the deep silence of an early spring-night overwhelmed me. I sat in peace outside opening up all my senses to smell, taste, hear and feel the peace after the rainstorm … a marvelous experience.
As I sat there on my porch in full peace, maybe even a kind of meditation, I heard croaking frogs singing their rainsong … and I listened to them and I even had the idea that they were talking, singing to me … very nice emotions came over me.
I have tried to catch that feeling in the next haiku:
after the rainstorm
frogs croaking their rainsong at midnight –
more rain to come