Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It Looked Like Rain, But Then

It looked like rain, and then the sky
Unchained a lovely melody
That filled its girth with azure mirth
Where they said a gray cloud would be

It looked like rain, but then instead
Of splish-and-splash, it turned the page
And chose a tune of sun-gold noon
With blue atop a sweep of sage

Sometimes it looks like rain but then
The waters in a higher hand
Part wondrously like the Red Sea
And we walk through Day on dry land

© Janet Martin

I waited to do laundry because earlier it clouded over
and looked like rain before turning into sun-gold Hallelujahs!


  1. Wonderful ...love it, Janet ...

  2. Oh, I really like this one from beginning to end. I keep a journal of poetry I enjoy. I am going to put this one in next to Lord Byron and Robert Frost.

    1. I believe this is one of the greatest compliments I have ever received. thank-you. this was one of those poems that came in the 'middle of everything!' but insisted to be written. thank-you again.


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