Poems: My Own
Poems: By others
Music & Songs
Stories & Myths
Links to Poetry
Submit a Poem
Courtesy of Others ~
Thunderstorm Hymn MP3
(aka Gift of Rain)
See that anvil cloud approaching?
It is looming fierce and dark.
Though the mighty hammer's hidden,
When it strikes you can see the spark!
Son of Earth and men's defender,
Mindful of your friends remain.
Keep us safe from loathsome giants
As you bring this gift of rain.
Comes the storm, a noisy gale,
As the rain arrives in sheets.
Trees bow low in thanks for water;
Hail on crops a rhythm beats.
Redbeard's wagon wheels are churning;
Goat hooves clatter 'gainst the skies.
With a crack a tree blows over
For the soil to fertilize.
Storm-charged air the raindrops carry;
Rain from Thor is best of all!
Off the storm moves; rain continues,
Softly nourishing Midgard's ball.
Lyrics, Tune, Recording: Ana McKee-Schwenke
This document may be freely
distributed and copied for non-commercial purposes
provided it is copied in its entirety, including copyright notice and this
to : [ by
Theme ] [
Author ] [