Pre-feel of the Storm

Pre-feel of the storm

Electrified air.

A shiver of trees
waiting for the i-told-you-so
of a cloudburst.

A bellyful of rain.

I want all this.

(When I first asked you out, those years ago)

The watering, the growth,

I know what I’m waiting for.


3 thoughts on “Pre-feel of the Storm

      • I was just introduced to the Czech poet Miroslav Holub and was taken by his quote…”I try to achieve effects of suspense with my long lines and tremendous emphases with my short ones.”
        I love the jumps and flips in your poem. They add tremendous energy. It’s a really good one Brian…

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