Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
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Sharing Poetry Today, Part 2

"Incoming Stormcloud Seen During A Walk In SE Portland," by Christopher Walsh, 3/10/2016





A TONGUE OF CLOUD.
...Sounds a little gross, doesn't it?
But it looks powerful, and water-full,
Somehow taking up more sky than expected.
And it seems heavy.
It is, of course. It's ready to shower.
Which a tongue doesn't do, so the image breaks down.
BUT IT WAS APT UNTIL THEN.

...not that you feel poetic as you flee the downpour.



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