Monday, September 12, 2016


Do you still listen
to the rain
like you did
as a child?

Does it still dance
upon the water,
shout on the streets,
sing through the trees?

Have you listened lately?

We can still live our lives

as if everything spoke to us.

Walk out into this new day,

or into the dark, still night;
then stop.
© 2016 Richard Havenga

Photo Location:

Pickerel Lake Park / Meijer Nature Preserve Kent County, Michigan