Wednesday, April 17, 2013

cloudburst

Dreamy eyes open slowly
to baritone grumbles,
long and lowly,
crawling across the sky.

Ashen light soaks through thin blinds
and perfectly triangular ears
listen -
regarding the morning rain.

He is brave,
but he settles more tightly into
the hollow of my belly
anyway.


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Later,
it is pouring -
hard
at the end of a concrete hallway
as I stand before floor to ceiling glass
and
I wish the water would
swallow me whole.

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful. They remind me of childhood. So willing to prove they are grown up and tough, but still leaning on you for the little unknown scary things. It's endearing.

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  2. Love everything about the post, the words and the picture.

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  3. Oh LuLu, I sometimes wish that the earth or the ocean would open up and swallow me whole too... it always gets better though... even if it seems it never will... :)

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  4. it thunderstormed last night. i love waking up warm and safe with the dogs and my husband, watching the lightning and listening to the thunder until i fall back asleep.

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    1. Dude, me too. Only my dog is on the floor next the bed, and my ex is alseep down the hall, in the guest room. I have a metal roof, so when it rains, it's magic.

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  5. Good imagery with the thunder. I experience the storms with my little dude, who is NOT brave, and screams like a little girl.

    ps I'll throw you a life jacket if it swallows you.

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  6. There are few things in life more beautiful than a thunderstorm...but the metaphorical thunderstorms are a different matter. As cliche as it sounds, storms always clear and allow the sun to shine through again.

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  7. That feeling of wanting to be swallowed... so familiar... But I agree with Lauren, if you get swallowed I'll always be there with a life jacket x

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  8. This. This this all of this.

    *hugs*

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  9. i like your mate from the picture, they are the ones who accept us when we don't.

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  10. I've felt like that standing in front of water so many times. It still scares me.


    /Avy

    http://mymotherfuckedmickjagger.blogspot.com


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  11. They listen to you and pretend to understand without passing judgement. Thats what we need, sometimes.

    And my baby- the ferocious shepherd she normally is,when it thunders comes and buries herself into me like theres no tomorrow.

    Take care.
    <3

    xx
    Hopelessly Hopeful.
    http://hopeihadasuperexcitingsecretlife.blogspot.in/

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