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Valerie Dohren

(13 January 1947 / Southport)

Storm


Dark clouds gathering
rain beating down, swirling,
thunder roaring
lightning flashing
crackling down to earth

Electrified air -

- turning into malevolent eyes
Shock - gasping for breath

Submitted: Friday, March 09, 2012

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  • * Sunprincess * (9/25/2012 9:21:00 PM)

    Wow it wasn't me who got hit by lightning..thank my God above
    ..but it sure scared the heck out of me..love the poem.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (3/14/2012 9:03:00 PM)

    Sometimes a storm does feel malevolent; and the thunder seems to know your name- and the
    lightning, where you are hiding from it! Lovely verse. (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (3/9/2012 5:01:00 PM)

    Succinct and descriptive. The shock part reminds me of how brief and ferocious some storms can be. The other shock thing is when a thunder clap seems to boom above your home. (Report) Reply

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