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Patient Storm

Thunder shakes bitter rain from distant clouds,
while, as if in pain, they roil across the heavens.

Lightening licks the jagged mountain rim,
leaving behind a burning kiss, that scars.

All the while, wind cries out,
releasing anger to send debris flying.

And here I stand, watching it all,
patiently waiting to feel that first drop.

Copyright © Paula Swanson

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  1. Date: 9/20/2013 9:12:00 PM
    This had my waiting in anticipation also! Your writing stands out among the many who post are very talented.

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 1:14:00 PM
    An excellent write, Paula! I feel like I've spent too much time waiting for a storm, myself. Now I'm trying to embrace each one without fear. Hugs to you, Rhonda

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 3:26:00 AM
    I like the emotions you ascribe to the elements: thunder in pain and the wind crying in anger. Good poetry, Paula. Well done on this piece. :)

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 7:53:00 PM
    Hi Paula, it is nice reading your poem today... i like the image you are waiting for...I feel like grabbing an umbrella all of a sudden... I feel as if your storm will come to live soon,,, xox~pd