Green Rain


by Joan McNerney

I woke up

looked out

my window

and saw green

pouring down.

 

Trees cascading

over emerald grass. 

This noon

swollen wet

bursting water.

 

Now even heaven

is tinted jade

as birds linger

under branches

listening.

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Writers Bio

Joan McNerney’s poetry has been included in numerous literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze, Blueline, and Halcyon Days. Three Bright Hills Press Anthologies, several Poppy Road Review Journals, and numerous Kind of A Hurricane Press Publications have accepted her work. Her latest title is Having Lunch with the Sky and she has four Best of the Net nominations.

 


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