Dark sky

Nightmare grey
on a summer day

Zeus’ rolling percussion,
hiss and flash

Then the onset of rain,
deliverer from torridity

– James Steerforth

Several melodies for One Single Impression. An accurate account of weather events.


About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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8 Responses to Dark sky

  1. SandyCarlson says:

    Torridity is the perfect word for a summer storm and captures the music of one. Thanks.

  2. Raven says:

    Lovely. Torridity is a very cool word.

  3. teric says:

    I love the images your words have placed in my mind!

  4. willthink4wine says:

    I love a little nightmare grey on a summer’s day!

  5. Sandy says:

    It is happening here right now, and I know I should be off this computer!

  6. pieceofpie says:

    that is exactly as it was on a sunday afternoon just a few days ago…

  7. Pam says:

    I love the opening line– right out of Poe!

  8. deli says:

    i like the line on “nightmare grey on a summer’s day”…ive been to that…

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