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Sunday, July 24, 2011

rain dance

stood outside on the veranda today and watched the skies.

begging for rain.

even did a rain dance- much to the consternation and hilarity of my family.

eventually- slowly- grudgingly-

the sky opened up and the black clouds dumped


on us

we seem to be in a corridor of drought
where the clouds like to skim around
and past
and north and south of us

but today

it rained

and my trees lifted up their hands

and thanked the Lord

and so did i