the second day of rain

light-fingered drums
on a tin roof
we have missed
this music

singing dust to earth
to an under bare feet
yielding
we can sink toes in

I did not dance
to bring this
but I will
dance inside it

while squash blossoms
sigh throats open
tasting water

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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12 Responses to the second day of rain

  1. dannypereyra says:

    “I did not dance / to bring this / but I will / dance inside it” Such a great line, like music.

  2. nelle says:

    So nice… so needed, still.

  3. Deborah Avila says:

    So lovely! You must have a lot of free time to write so much! BEAUTIFUL Susan! ~Deb

  4. The intense joy at the first rains – I recal how we used to dance, run and rump naked in the village in sheer joy at its libersating drops, its coolness and its liberating fragrance

  5. Rhonda says:

    our little secret, but someone did a rain dance!

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