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… When the storm returns

The storm is going away;
I can breathe a while.
The skies are making way
For the storm to leave.

Its deadly arms have lashed
The ground to thousand bits,
It’s ghastly, fearsome eyes
Burnt the trees they hit.

I know it isn’t over:
I know it’s coming my way.
It’s only a matter of time
Until the storm returns.

Only a moment’s peace,
The relief it will bring,
I’d better start running
Before the storm returns.

The deafening roar of thunder-
Many a nerve has bent;
The storm must have its plunder
Until its rage is spent.

The damage has been done:
I know it’s not forever;
But I had better be gone
Before the storm gets here.

My book of poems is now available on Kindle: Lonely Journeys
By |2018-12-10T11:15:36+00:00June 14th, 2013|Poem, Writing|2 Comments

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  1. Anonymous June 15, 2013 at 3:24 am - Reply

    Beautifully written 🙂

  2. Anil Kumar June 17, 2013 at 3:13 am - Reply

    Really a rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

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