I Saw God Wash The World

Enjoy this short poem, I Saw God Wash The World, written by poet, William L. Stidger. The poem expresses thoughts of a rain shower. And, as you read the poetry if you visualize the poets words you can almost see the the shower happening.

A Short Poem

I Saw God Wash The World
Poet - William L. Stidger


I saw God wash the world last night
with His sweet showers on high,
and then, when morning came, I saw
Him hang it out to dry.


He washed each tiny blade of grass
and every trembling tree;
He flung His showers against the hill,
and swept the billowing sea.


The white rose is a cleaner white,
the red rose is more red,
since God washed every fragrant face
and put them all to bed.


There's not a bird, there's not a bee
that wings along the way
but is a cleaner bird and bee
than it was yesterday.


I saw God wash the world last night.
Ah, would he had washed me
As clean of all my dust and dirt
As that old white birch tree.



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