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lightning cracks

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Below is the poem entitled lightning cracks which was written by poet Francine Roberts. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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lightning cracks

lightning cracks outside

thunder rolls across the sky

rain comes pounding down

Summer leaves us with a storm

tonight I'll sleep like a babe

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  1. Date: 9/17/2013 7:24:00 AM
    Came here to your last post and realized I had already seen it. I hope to see you putting up more poems soon.

  1. Date: 9/14/2013 9:34:00 PM
    I like to sleep in rainy day.....great short poem.Best luck

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 8:23:00 PM
    Francine, l love the rain and you capture perfectly, in this Tanka, the relaxing effect it has on the body. I enjoyed this!

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 4:20:00 PM
    Thank you Francine. I had thought I had entered it. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 12:30:00 AM
    Lovely Tanka - I like the contradiction between the storm outside and the calm inside. Well penned.

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 10:17:00 AM
    Summer nights are made nicer from such storms. I enjoyed this one, Francine. How are you?

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 11:18:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest with this piece,

    Roberts Avatar Francine Roberts
    Date: 8/30/2013 9:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ????its not for any contest Dr. Ram