The Calm Before the Storm

 

It’s a quiet night.

I look out the window and see only darkness.

The outdoor Christmas lights have been shut.

The stillness is eerie.

 

Not a sight of the storm yet.

No wind, no showers, just darkness and silence.

It seems like a calm night.

But my radar is up.

 

My sleep tonight will be on guard.

Awaiting the sudden surge to arrive.

A powerful storm arrives before Christmas.

Fingers crossed, Christmas won’t be lost.

Comments 2

 
Stephen Evans on Saturday, 06 December 2014 17:19

Wish this was only a metaphor - hope it passes you by.

Wish this was only a metaphor - hope it passes you by.
Virginia M Macasaet on Sunday, 07 December 2014 10:41

still waiting.... storm is due to pass by tonight as it leaves the other areas below from where I am... this is a very slow process...... anticipating what will hit my window pane when I am fast asleep......

still waiting.... storm is due to pass by tonight as it leaves the other areas below from where I am... this is a very slow process...... anticipating what will hit my window pane when I am fast asleep......
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