Before the rain fell
the forest sighed a long exhale.
Mushrooms strained towards the light
as butterflies capered, oblivious.

Before the earth shook
the hawk slipped off to shelter.
Tectonics kissed in the dark
as people labored, oblivious.

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One Response to Before

  1. Ginny Richardson says:

    Powerful language. Brings tears it evokes such vivid images.