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Storms

Lightning flashes it doesn't stay long,
Thunder it booms its forces are strong,
Rain falls to nourish the ground,
Strange the difference in vision and sound!

Take the time to stand and stare,
Ponder the complexities of cloud and air,
Thousands of volts fascinating to see,
Dazzling moments with current running free.

Silence it whispers until the next strike,
Everything vibrates like an upturned mike,
All that energy wasted and lost,
Weigh it against electricity and it's cost.
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I have been writing poems for forty years and written about all sorts of things. Somehow I get creating streaks and can write up to 4 or 5 poems at once of varying subjects. I find it is a good way to record events of the day and bring history to life.The mental aspect is a balance against keeping fit,work and life in general. more…

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