The Strom

September 21, 2010
By Anonymous

A frightening tempest approached
Like a tempered beast
We floated
Into the jaws of the monster
As if it were starved
We drifted
Through the darkness of its belly
As if it was satisfied
We continued
Out of the great swine
As the fear vanished
We sailed
The terrifying creature fades away
Like it was never there
We watched
At last the sun emerges
Like it has before
We observed
A fuming tempest has past
As this story
We told


The author's comments:
won second place at state poetry contest

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