violent rainstorm


the air is chastised and quiet
after the deluge
water in the street
hemorrhages into the gutter
dirt is pummeled into submission
forced to yield fruit and flowers
the sun wants to come out
but waits until it is safe

©A. D. Joyce, 2017


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