Treasure Island

Nick Jordan.


The Storm

Like some satanical impetuous curse,
The darkened thunderous clouds disperse,  
The heavens open,
Rain cascades,
Down mountains to the Everglades,
Five Strobed flashes,
Ignite the sky,
Faster than the blink of an eye.
A second later the earth vibrates,
Whilst the blackened sky expands and dilates,
Both sound and light battle it out,
With an Incandescently booming clout,
Again the forked light stabs at the ground,
Followed by a rumbling sound,
A moment later all is calm,
No longer any cause for alarm,
The storm has passed and all is quiet,
A tranquility proceeds the previous riot.
The air is thin, the sky is blue,
The clouds diminished and sun shines through,
All is warm,
After the passing of the storm.

Submitted: Monday, May 13, 2013
Edited: Sunday, September 15, 2013

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  • Gajanan Mishra (5/13/2013 7:54:00 AM)

    all is calm, no longer a cause for alarm, I like it. thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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