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Rain Asks for Nothing
Gary Busha


Rain asks for nothing
yet gives itself away for free
so generously

From On the Dock: Haiku & Short Poems (Wolfsong Publications, 2017).
Used with the author’s permission.



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Gary Busha lives in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, where he works at being retired and controlling a 2-year-old black Lab. Gary’s most recent book is On the Dock: Haiku & Short Poems. Request and receive a full listing of his chapbooks at




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Gary,I've enjoyed this piece and I will remember it.
Posted 03/19/2017 08:44 AM
Posted 03/18/2017 07:31 AM
Enjoyed your haiku Gary. Judy
Posted 03/16/2017 09:29 PM
Purely beautiful.~
Posted 03/16/2017 10:48 AM
How would a rainmaker make a living?
Posted 03/16/2017 09:23 AM
Very nice!
Posted 03/16/2017 08:39 AM
Is it against the law to capture rain in Colorado?
Posted 03/16/2017 08:06 AM
Larry Schug:
Rain is free. Water costs money. Poems are on loan.
Posted 03/16/2017 07:29 AM
Posted 03/16/2017 05:46 AM
David Lloyd-Jones:
"Who pays for the rain, Alvin?" John McHale to Alvin Toffler, refuting something I thought unusually un-Toffleresque that Al had just said. Washington D.C. "Alternative Futures and Present Choices" show, 1967.
Posted 03/16/2017 03:30 AM

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