Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 12,203 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

The Mystery Of Water - Poem by Smoky Hoss

The clear smooth rain
Falls gently upon the ground;
Nothing else moves
Not a sound.
Grass and leaves
With fascinating joy glisten;
The natural world renewed in hope
Quietly waits, and carefully listens.

The gray clouds break
As the sun in brilliance comes dancing through;
The watered world below reflects
Great beauty of above, from a sky so blue.
The earth once again cleansed
And refreshed;
Through the mystery of water
We all are sustained, and blessed.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Thoughts from watching a late afternoon rain shower, while on vacation in beautiful Florida.

Comments about The Mystery Of Water by Smoky Hoss

  • Heather Wilson (8/27/2012 11:25:00 AM)

    Water we can`t do without it! , love your thoughts and poem.-lovely write. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/20/2012 3:29:00 PM)

    An then perhaps a rainbow. An ode to the beauty and need of those precious showers.
    And a joy to read. I admire your love of nature
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  • (8/20/2012 7:18:00 AM)

    As always, we are blessed and refreshed by another of your inspiring poems. Constance Yost (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/15/2012 1:02:00 PM)

    Makes me feel refreshed and invigorated - lovely write Smoky. (Report) Reply

  • (8/15/2012 10:02:00 AM)

    Like this, well crafted poem that transports its message. (Report) Reply

  • (8/14/2012 7:50:00 PM)

    we come from water we have forgotten.... a great, beautiful, and inspiring poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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