January Rains

 

An arsenal of clouds

Rolling strong across

This winter sky

Gun-metal grey and angry

 

We’ve been waiting for this, poised and ready

Supplicant

Saving the rinse water

Letting the flowers go

A penance for our excesses

 

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About eduk8te

Kathy Moore’s passion is literacy, and she serves as a mentor teacher and staff developer throughout the greater Bay Area. Kathy is the City of San Ramon's Poet Laureate; she also teaches poetry writing workshops and is an instructor in the Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership (MATL) program at St. Mary’s College of California. She was honored as SRVUSD Teacher of the Year in 2007 and San Ramon Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year in 2009. Kathy holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from California State University, East Bay, an M.A. in Teacher Leadership from St. Mary’s and a B.A. in English Education from SUNY Albany. She and Bob Moore are the proud parents of four beautiful grown daughters, and the smitten grandparents of two beautiful boys.
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One Response to January Rains

  1. bobmoore33 says:

    beautiful rain
    beautiful poetry

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