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Clouds by Moonlight

By John I. Blair

Clouds drift south
By moonlight,
Crowning the sky
With fleecy white,

Drawn perhaps
By a hurricane
Thatís roaring in
On Florida tonight.

Iíve just been
On the telephone
With a friend
In Broward County

Discussing
How one preps
For torrential rains,
Tornadic winds

That for me exist
A thousand miles away,
Shadows on a TV screen.
Queer how air and water

Can manifest so differently,
How dawn, here peaceful, calm,
May in a world of palms
Bring terror down.

©2019 John I. Blair, 9/10/2019


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