Electron storm (a poem)

A good chunk of today was spent finishing the other project I had going recently, so I didn’t get out again. This is the result of writing while watching an episode of ER

Somebody cried ‘Thunder!’

The crowd froze in place
even though no one said ‘Simon says’

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and all was quiet
until the jettisoned spark
fiz z z z z z z z z z z z z z zled
and CRACKled
a c r o s s t h e s u r f a c e

of the pond
that used to be the parking lot

A consequence of stormy weather
is the eeriness of barometric pressure
and tingling all over

SNAP!

(30 January 2018)