POEMS: “What if the little rain should say”

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“What if the little rain should say”

 

What if the little rain should say
‘So small a drop as I
Can ne’er refresh the thirsty field
I’ll tarry in the sky.’

What if each shining beam of noon
Should in its fountain stay
Because its feeble light alone
Could not create a day

Doth not each rain-drop help to form
The cool refreshing showers?
And every ray of light to warm
And beautify the flowers?

And thus the good each child may do
Is help to all the rest
Then let us active be and true
And do our little best

 

William Cutter
1801 – 1867

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Cutter, William, born at North Yarmouth, Maine, May 15, 1801 and Died Feb. 8, 1867. Mr. Cutter, who was a member of the Congregational body, was a deserving writer and composer of hymnological work.
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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Beautiful and nature is so giving never asks what they r giving.

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  2. So true… We can learn so much from mother Nature!

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  3. Oh thank you! I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed it 🙂 Warm regards, Amira

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