Heart of the Storm

 

Clearing Storm over Yosemite Valley by Phil Hawkins

Clearing Storm over Yosemite Valley by Phil Hawkins

 

Heart of the Storm

i love when the wind strokes my throat,
as thunder beats against my chest,
pounding out rhythms —

lightening bolts rippling through my veins,
once a dark cloud strumming streaks of gloom,
into a gasp of flaring white nights,
screeching the cries of earth,
birds clinging to my breasts,
talons embedded —

my bones; skeleton branches waving,
tossed to and fro,
pitter-patter of delicate hail,
scratching out my flesh; taking it to sea
nature’s harsh grasp raging out canyons —

i am left hollow, resembling beauty from pain
elegance after being maimed,
an object of brilliance, after the rain …

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Sharing the twistings, and musings that twirl in my mind. Hoping others can relate, or at least enjoy... To know more about me personally you can visit my website at Mind Retrofit.
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6 Responses to Heart of the Storm

  1. Leah Kelley says:

    This is exquisite!

  2. words4jp says:

    You writing is so visual. More so than the photo. It is beautiful.

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