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Under a thunderhead

in a suddenly darkened field,

straight-backed against a stone,

I wait

like a hunted thing

charmed into paralysis

by a great predatory growling

distantly igniting the silver lining,

blowing the fuse

of everything I was promised

as the trees fill

their great sails

and the ridge line fails --

that great wall breached!

Under the thunderhead

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger and author of five nonfiction books, three collections of poetry, "Children to the Mountain", "The Last recurrent Dream" (Two Plum Press), "Conversations with Poetry (coauthored with Tom Cowan), and (more...)
 

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