28 comments on “Stormwatch

  1. “churning to black in their bottoms | where thousands of eyes | draw uneasy beads | on the narrowing gap | between raggedy fringe | of unstable low hemline | and naked horizon” – These lines are brilliant!

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  2. Ace! Dear Paul, your poetry is often the kind I like to read aloud and I laughed when I stumbled over ‘cumulonimbus’ each time I read it. Good stuff, really enjoyed this 🙂

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  3. Raw magnificence in the words of this poem. I’ve been out there in the elements, out on the water, at the mercy of the winds and the thunder. I jump into the words, and re-live the moments of the thunderstorms.

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  4. Seems the first stanza contains feminine sensuality, followed by the fearsome near-certainty of disaster….I dare say there’s a caution in this which goes beyond forecasting natural storms.

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