After the Tempest
Rain drops fell,
Liquid bullets hitting against my windowpane.
Streaking across the rumbling sky.
Its force passing through the earth.
Wild winds blew,
Powerful gusts that sweep up
Nature’s litter: leaves, shrubs, twigs.
The water level rising higher,
Rain, lightning, thunder, and winds, getting
Stronger, stronger, STRONGER.
New Orleans, left a disaster after
Hurricane Katrina swept through.
In the midst of this trauma is
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