This bruised sky
is full of aching and melancholy.
There is electricity in the air
and a distant rumble of approaching thunder.
anticipating the sky’s torrent of release.
Eager to feel it’s cool kiss
and the sting as it hurtles to the ground
my skin bearing witness to it’s violence
as I am soaked to the bone.
that despite the bite of cold in the air
no matter the flood of water
descending from the sky
that the burning tides
I find myself swimming through
and will not
Photograph taken by SirenSong1208