Before the Rain - Paul J Howell
What if we came to Earth like the rain?
What if we simply fell
A hundred thousand shimmering drops
Some as the lightest of showers
Some as deluge
Descending from stars
And spent our lives
Our own pools of meaning?
What if we could be filled
And then overflow
Join others in rivers and streams
Splash our way
Like the great red fish
Back to the ocean
Become its wise unfathomable depths?
What if it's the other way round?
What if that's where we start
Before the rain?