Wonder of the Rain

Just look at the enchanting rain! Falling like a silver veil. I wonder at the people who complain at so beautiful a thing.   They push back curtains and only see de-styled hair and wrecks of plans—as if the earth were meant to be the steward of our whims.   Of course, the conscientious ranks […]

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A Prayer for Vision

I see the diamonds shine, the high and sparkling shrine my reputation might have had, the feast of bread and wine, the throne that could be mine, but You have said my eyes are bad. You know that I see gold where finest dirt is sold, and castles where mere ashes lie, and feasts instead […]

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