Wednesday, May 6, 2015

May Rain

                                                In the one Spirit we were all baptized.
                                                                           1 Corinthians 12:13



The rain is touching, 
with softest fingers, 
the deep want of all
that is opening 
to be filled.

The mist-gauze air wraps round
our gaping need
like the blustery trees'
scarves of new-leafed song,
our cold hearts in a colder breeze.

All morning
the loosened bouquets of rain  
scattering over the long,  
bright-green aisles
of the earth.

And oh, what music? From what lavish
realm this manna
of melody dropping
down in Your unraveling 
woven love?











3 comments:

  1. Oh, I love the first stanza. It is intense and there is joy in that. This is a beautiful piece. You are gifted at bringing our human burdens and struggles into the natural world and opening it all to light. Love it.

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    1. Thanks Amy for reading and leaving beautiful and interesting comments! I tweaked it a bit since you read it. I so love the spring rain. Hope you are enjoying the amazing day!

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  2. Just reading this again... it is lovely. I'm completely waiting to hold your book of published poems in my hands. When can I expect it? !!!

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