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Storm

(Another childhood poem...quite old!)

Grey-black clouds above me roll
with a loud and fearsome tone --
huge dark boulders of the skies,
carved from granite-stone.
Forked bolts of lightning flash,
points just above my head --
sparks kindled by the clash of spears
whose owners long are dead.
Glistening drops of moisture fall
with a silence-shattering sound--
drops that are tears of souls whose fears
must, and ever shall, abound.
The piercing wind-sound of the fury
screams an ultimatum in my ear --
it is insane shrieking from a witch
who fills mankind with fear.
Shaken by this awful show
of mighty forces in the night,
I, in haste, with humble mien,
retreat within in fright.

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  1. Date: 1/25/2012 9:57:00 AM
    Vivid, frightening images...all the things thunderstorms of all kinds are made of, wrapped into one...Very well written.

  1. Date: 1/18/2012 6:05:00 PM
    You should have been an History Teacher...lol am sure gonna remember this one.

  1. Date: 7/6/2011 9:13:00 AM
    The rhyming scheme and the stormy imagery are a great combination; I really enjoyed reading this. Nice job! ~Beth

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 12:34:00 PM
    An exceptional write! Very smooth in reading with excellent visuals.

  1. Date: 5/27/2011 12:24:00 PM
    I absolutely enjoyed this free verse which is what I think a true example of free verse should be. (never could master it) very well done Leo with an exceptional command of the imagery and imagination making for a great poem.