Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

In Time Of Silver Rain - Poem by Langston Hughes

In time of silver rain
The earth puts forth new life again,
Green grasses grow
And flowers lift their heads,
And over all the plain
The wonder spreads

Of Life,
Of Life,
Of life!

In time of silver rain
The butterflies lift silken wings
To catch a rainbow cry,
And trees put forth new leaves to sing
In joy beneath the sky
As down the roadway
Passing boys and girls
Go singing, too,

In time of silver rain When spring
And life
Are new.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 25, 2015


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