It’s raining

Years of drought: ending

I’m afraid of the floods

Packed, unyielding earth

Not yet ready to accept

The blessings

Water flows; forms rivers

Pathways, puddles

Which soothe and cleanse

Create space

Where the earth was


Fissures now floodgates, relenting

In the rain

Softening. Suddenly,

Fear gives way to


and here I am

Dancing instead of


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4 Comments on “unexpected”

  1. Sam Says:

    This is one of my favirites, Susan. I love your way with words. xox~

  2. Jodi Says:

    I LOVE this one!!!! It is just beautiful 🙂
    XO thanks for sharing

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