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Beyond midnight

 In the dead of night she awakens  from a dream
And as she ponders what it means
She hears the faint sound of thunder
 Then  lightning rips the sky asunder 
And shatters a night so serene

Beyond midnight as rain starts to fall
And raindrops trickle down her window sill
She goes back to  sleep to the rain's rhythmic call
And continued  to dream  until
the rain ceased  and all  was  still

Copyright © Joseph May

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  1. Date: 8/11/2013 1:50:00 PM
    Ahh!! I like the rhythm, flow, and rhyme..Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:47:00 PM
    Joseph, always nice seeing your winning poems...SKAT

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:00:00 AM
    I enjoyed this piece, love the rain, congratulations.

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 1:23:00 AM
    Joseph this was very nice. If you had kept the verbs consistent at the end, it would have placed even higher! Congratulations on your win.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 8/9/2013 4:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Andrea...yes, I see where I went from present tense to past tense...lesson learned....hugs
  1. Date: 8/8/2013 9:57:00 PM
    Joseph, an awesome poem...Linda

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 10:05:00 AM
    Very alive poem can become part of it....

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 8:01:00 AM
    Love the flow of this poem and the theme is so apt to what happens to us when woken by a storm-- literal and emotional. Well written.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 7/31/2013 9:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Kim