After the Rain

THE rain has ceased, and in my room
The sunshine pours an airy flood;
And on the church’s dizzy vane
The ancient cross is bathed in blood.
From out the dripping ivy leaves,
Antiquely carven, gray and high,
A dormer, facing westward, looks
Upon the village like an eye.
And now it glimmers in the sun,
A globe of gold, a disk, a speck;
And in the belfry sits a dove
With purple ripples on her neck.

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

See more in : https://americanliterature.com/author/thomas-bailey-aldrich/poem/after-the-rain

Picture from : Zdjęcia w deszczu – Inspiracje | Fotografia, filmowanie, fotoreportaże, reportaże filmowe

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