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Summer shower

 

August 12, 2022



You know, Lord, years ago, Selma Robinson wrote a poem named “Summer Shower,” beginning it by saying that a poem used words like colors from a paintbox.

Ahead of the poem she wrote: “Your eyes see color, and your ears hear music.”

Then she wrote the poem:

“Thundering, shimmering, silver gray, it’s raining today. Shining and slanting, spears, such a shower as we’ve been wanting. Freesia and fuchsia and mignonette and Violet and golden glow, And blue delphinium, row on row.

And morning glory and hollyhock, and four-o’clock and sweet alyssum And bachelor button and cucumber bl...



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