Overnight – Double Tanka

 

Woken with a fright –

Sky-shattering explosion

Rocks the pitch black night;

Raging rainstorm overhead

Pummelling the helpless earth.

 

The morning after,

The saturated land sighs,

Breathes gossamer mists

Veiling periwinkle skies,

As sleepless commuters rise.

 

Emma H, age 26, 23/08/2017

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