In Time of Silver Rain

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1 In time of silver rain
the earth puts forth new life again,
green grasses grow and flowers lift their heads,
and over all the plain the wonder spreads
of life, of life, of life!

2 In time of silver rain
the butterflies lift silken wings,
and trees put forth new leaves to sing in joy
beneath the sky in time of silver rain,
when spring and life are new.


Source: Singing the Living Tradition #60

Author: Langston Hughes

James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

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First Line: In time of silver rain
Title: In Time of Silver Rain
Author: Langston Hughes
Meter: 6.8.10.10.6.
Language: English

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Singing the Living Tradition #60

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