The Many Sides of Rain

Spring rain

Has always been a blessing

To gardens

To the soul.

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After decades of gardening

And listening to thunderstorms

Move through the countryside

Just this morning

I realized

Another side of spring rain.

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It rained last night.

Most of the night I think.

So we woke up

To an emerald green world

On a cloudy Sunday morning.

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Any good gardener knows

After a good rain

It’s important when you walk through

Your garden.

To stay on the path

To keep from compacting the soggy soil.

Rain also means

That you won’t get to do much digging

For a day or two.

The result is that

Rain slows me down.

It focuses me on the beauty of the garden.

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Not the “to do” list

In my head.

Rain washes away the clutter

In my mind

So I can see.

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Really see.

Enjoy!

Gail

 

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