Stormed

A storm blew through the other night, high winds, heavy rain. We’ve even
had thunder which is unusual here. Scary stuff …

STORMED

metal boils the sky
rolls over hills
bursts and sheds                                 
steel rods
on roof-tops

slams into trees
cuts branches
heaves solidity
up and over

the air pulses
with breakage
crash of cloud
on cloud
streaked by light
while I huddle
under bedclothes

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Frame and the McGuireFrame and The McGuire – ‘… a gentle yet striking novel about the way our perception influences our judgement of others.’ Amy Mathers. For ages 8-13 … published by Tradewind Books available on Amazon or your local bookstore.

About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she lives in British Columbia. She is married with three sons, Joanna has an MA from the University of British Columbia. She has published in numerous anthologies and in magazines in Canada, the US, UK, and New Zealand, such as Canadian Women's Studies, Convolvus, Endless Mountains Review, Grain, Green's Magazine, Prairie Fire, Spin, Wascana Review, CBC Gallery, and many more...
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