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Under a thunderhead

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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 several nonfiction books, a collection of poetry, "Children to the Mountain" and a memoir, "Finding Myself in Time: Facing the Music" Over the last few years he has begun calling (more...)
 

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