Intricate Storms

Screenshot 2018-02-08 14.49.49Photo credit: Abby Jackson (age 14) 

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For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain. —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You sent abundant rain, O God, to refresh the weary land. Psalm 68:9

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Let it rain.
Let the rivers take my pain and slake my thirst
for more than this.

Let it rain.
Let my veins run with ink and trace roadmaps
to Your heart.

Let it rain.
Joyful breeze and faded song, the longing
of my skin for silence.

Let it rain.
Let me be filled with more than ache and less
than all; be still.

Let it rain.
Until I am mud
-luscious
and puddle
-wonderful.

 

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Day 8 for Grace’s 28 Days of Self Love Challenge.
Mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful are borrowed from my favorite, E.E. Cummings.

 

 

 

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2 Responses to Intricate Storms

  1. Paul and Edward Estlin would both LOVE these beautifully crafted words!
    I will read this throughout the day.

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