Conversations with God
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...