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Summer's Silver Cup

A Cento by Beverly Stock.

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Ah! What is this upon my window pane?

Some sulky, drooping cloud comes popping up,

Stamping its glittering feet along the plain!

Well, I will let that idle fancy drop,

Oh, how the spouts are bubbling with the rain!

And all the earth shines like a silver cup! (1)



(1) Summer by George MacDonald, last six lines of a poem in the public domain.


 

Beverly Stock is an American poet who delights in creating poetry that asks big questions about small moments, and inspires readers to revisit the little memories we so often overlook. Her work has been published by The Society of Classical Poets, The Chained Muse, Persimmon Tree, and LightenUp-Online, in the UK. Visit BeverlyStockPoetry.com and BeverlyStockPoetry on Facebook.

Summer's Silver Cup

© 2021 Beverly Stock

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