Natural for me to fear lost life,

this lightning flashing above me.

Terrified in the green chair,

rain dripping off shutters—

blue St. Elmo’s fire.

I am alright,

but feeling




4 thoughts on “Nonet

  1. I love storms! This brought to mind the many afternoon storms where I would sit outside on the porch until the lightning got too close and I would be forced to go in. Thank you for bringing back those memories.

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