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Thunder

thunder
…….echoes in the soul
.
black with rain
clouds spurt rivers
stark behind sun-glowed poplars
like the rift between heaven and earth—
.
……………………white heat flickers in forks,
.
leaps chasm………….vaults ravine……….jumps fissure
in lightning bursts—
.
the gorge drops bottomless
yet
suspended over
cleft and canyon
.
the promise shines
a million colours
………………….across the breach.


The featured painting is by Grace Carol Bomer, an abstract expressionist painter and mixed media artist in Asheville, NC.

Author

  • Kaitlyn Hogeterp

    Kaitlyn Hogeterp is a country girl living in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. In addition to writing poetry, she loves music and taking long walks outdoors in the beauty of God's creation. Kaitlyn welcomes feedback at moc.liamg@pretegohnyltiak.

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