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The rain
Drips down
O'er fields
All green
With grain.

Earth's gown
Is seen
To her
In folds

The grey
Sky yields
Great drops
O'er tops
Of fir
And wolds
With Summer,
The new-comer.

For sod
Has haggled
With sky.

The tears
Fall fast
On high.

And Dazed
Earth stands,
And lifts
Her hands,
To see
The wrong
Which she
Has done.

The sun
Breaks out
And sears
The drifts
Of cloud
That float

The shroud
No longer

The note
Of the song
Of the bird
Is heard.

The cloud
Is furled.

Earth cries
A shout
Of gladness.

O'er skies,
And trees,
And leaf,
And leas
Of bay
Breaks day.

E. E. Cummings (American, AD 1894-1962)

Originally e-mailed on Thursday, July 08, 1999 @ 10:16 PM.

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Sat. 07/08/06 08:45:42 AM
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