Jeffrey SpahrSummers

Rookie (01/26/60 / Colorado Springs)

Watching Clouds In Oklahoma - Poem by Jeffrey SpahrSummers

there is a blazing white dragon
floating over there in the sunlight
it expands like a balloon filling up
slowly as i watch and there is a
herd of black horses thundering
rumbling directly overhead as if
this sky is just an endless prairie
to be trampled by hooves in a fit
of skittish frenzy i see the glory
of wet orange sunset splashing
through a hole in the sky tonight
trees thrash around like lightning
electric brew in an iron cauldron
these clouds don't know where
they're going trapped indecisively
headed north south east west a
double exposure across the sky
i wait for the sizzle of rain to fall
it is tornado season in oklahoma

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 13, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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