Crazy weather this December

Storm Warning

Thunder
rattles the roots
of trees
behind lightning’s burn,
buzzes windows
in their glazing,
sets the grass
a-tremble,
whispers
deep in earth
through
concrete vault
and casket
to the dead.

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7 thoughts on “Crazy weather this December

  1. Living in tornado alley, all I can say is, I’d rather be down in the vault than sitting in that cubicle when the sky turns green. Great feeling of impending cataclysm in this one, and an interesting comparison between the dead and the living dead.

  2. I just never know how to express why I like your poems so much. The juxtaposition of drama with the ordinary. The way I can see myself in your “scenes.” The way you sometimes just leave us hanging – giving us a precious moment and quietly wandering off…

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