The idea for this poem came to me while I was lying in bed one early morning in
September. It had been a very dry season and I was remembering the cracks I had seen
in the earth’s surface. I let my mind wonder how the earth might feel waiting for the first
fall rain. (
Fall 2004)

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Index of Groundwaters contributions:
Volume 1 Issue 1
- “Essence” and “I Long For You” (poetry)
Volume 1 Issue 2 - “I Long for You” corrected reprint (poetry)
Volume 1 Issue 3 - “For Andrew” (poetry)
Volume 1 Issue 4 - “Alone” (poetry)
Volume 3 Issue 1 - “The Hand-Painted Saucer” (essay)
Sarah "Sally" Spaulding
Groundwaters Publishing, LLC
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