Rainfall Baptism

by Sarah Prindle

The sky is grey
and heavy
with unshed
tears.
Stay still
as the rain
pours down,
cool crystal
droplets
falling to earth
upon our heads
washing away
dirt and sweat,
a blessing
a baptism
a brand-new life.

Artist: Shira Barzilay

Sarah M. Prindle received an Associate’s Degree in English from Northampton Community College. She loves reading everything from historical fiction and memoirs, to poetry and mysteries. She hopes to someday publish her own novels and poetry collections on these different topics.