Amy Lowell

(9 February 1874 – 12 May 1925 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Prayer For Lightning - Poem by Amy Lowell

My corn is green with red tassels,
I am praying to the lightning to ripen my corn,
I am praying to the thunder which carries the lightning.
Corn is sweet where lightning has fallen.
I pray to the six-coloured clouds.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Friday, September 16, 2011


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