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Storm Ending

Jean Toomer 1894 (Washington, D.C.) – 1967 (Doylestown)



Thunder blossoms gorgeously above our heads,
Great, hollow, bell-like flowers,
Rumbling in the wind,
Stretching clappers to strike our ears . . .
Full-lipped flowers
Bitten by the sun
Bleeding rain
Dripping rain like golden honey—
And the sweet earth flying from the thunder.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Jean Toomer

Jean Toomer was an American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance. more…

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