Melba Walton | Jul 7, 2014, 6 a.m.
Seattle’s tears bring
Emerald beauty, sing,
Blue sky days of June.
Hopeful souls dream.
Pink trees bloom. Become carpet.
Soulful dark clouds
Reveal summer’s coming.
Do not acknowledge
so as not to scare it away.
By Melba Walton
Melba Walton—Zen poet—recently moved to Arizona but is still “a Seattleite at heart”—even misses our rain!
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