The storm rises, exquisite
dawn. Sun forcing backlit bows
of silver streaming about
the blustering black. Wind
rolls the picture; motion
floods the sky. A gravelâ€™s whisper
now, but the image remembers
just how loud the lightning cried.
A.J. Huffman is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida.Â She has published four collections of poetry: The Difference Between Shadows and Stars, Carrying Yesterday, Cognitive Distortion, and . . . And Other Such Nonsense. She is also published in national and international literary journals, including Avon Literary Intelligencer, Writer’s Gazette, and The Penwood Review.Â Find more about A.J. Huffman,Â including additional information and links to her work here and here.Â
“A Break in Drops” is the first of a triptych of poems. Look for the second and third over the next two days.
Photo by the poet.