Poem: Traversing the Storm

Traversing the Storm
2/9/2017

Smoke on the horizon
Or is that the fog of today’s news?
Harbinger of times to come
The Storm is here

Destruction and carnage
Focused all around without a shot fired
Only bombs generated by Twitter
Fueling the source of the Storm

No soldiers running towards the danger
Only soldiers becoming the danger
On a shore far away
Dealing with their own Storm

I am unsure that I can hold on
Or even survive this onslaught
I reach into the nearby darkness
Seeking tribe within the Storm

And tribe will be the answer
The necessary anchor stone
To survive the tempest-like winds
Induced by the arriving Storm

Grab my hand, hold on tight
With one another we persist
As individuals and groups, we resist
The Storm we have all foreseen

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