Four Short Verses for May

Read them together if you like, or take them separately – four little poems that came to me on this beautiful May morning.  Happy May Day!  And happy Feast of St. Joseph!

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The mist obscures
far-away things,
as if to say:
pay attention
to here
and now.

Purple flower-petals,
perfect droplets
of dew on grass,
on leaves,
on earth,
call me.

The rain has come
and drowned the earth,
the world we knew;
the same bright sun
now lights
a different world.

The rain has left
life in the air,
love on the earth,
and hope,
softly, firmly saying:
I AM.


© Samuel Birrer and Serendipity, 2014.

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