All day long the rain has been falling,
huge drops and small
puckering the surface of the pond.
Today's world is a soggy
palette of misty greens,
ferns, reeds, weeds, water and grass.
As I watch the downpour,
I am overwhelmed by
the peace it casts.
All day I try to mimic the mood,
feeding on the soft white of the sky
meditating off and off on the showers.
How difficult it is to calm ourselves
to fit the feel of the