Wind rustled crunching leaves
that on the sidewalk lay.
there was a big storm coming
on a windy autumn day.
Thunder rumbled overhead
and shook me thru and thru
a jagged bolt of lightning struck!
the sky then cracked in two!
Rain washed down the dirty road.
it hissed, and gushed, and muttered.
the downpour swept dead leaves away
into the bubbling gutter.
The sky was gun metal grey with a sickly cast of green and the air felt heavy, her clothes felt so sticky and uncomfortable thanks to the unbearable humidity, she prayed for the weather to break and relieve it, ignorance truly was bliss. Had she known what this storm would bring, she would have recanted that prayer at once. Now the first rumble of distant thunder came, she turned her head toward the sky, wanting to welcome mother nature and witness the savage beauty she'd always associated with storms...
It started just as any ordinary day and nobody paid any attention to the weather that Wednesday. I had my lunch at the kitchen table about one o'clock and looked out of the window, I had this odd sense that something wasn't quite right.
I got up and went out into the yard, I noticed that everything was very still. Not just still but strangely still, no birds calling and almost no sounds at all. No! cars passing on the road, no planes flying overhead and no leaves moving on the bushes. I had almost never seen anything like this before. I stood listening for few ......余下全文>>