The Night Of The Storm

We were in the river
when we heard the storm come in.
We heard the thunder
in the distance,
that’s when we knew
it was a storm.
A little later a flash
flood brought some
trash onto the banks.
Then, when we were asleep
the lightning struck
and the thunder
came after.

And I fell asleep
listening to the
thunder, covering my ears,
and watching the lightning,
snuggling with Umpa
while Perry, the bat,
swooped around like

Interconnecting Circles

Kingston – age 5
Casa Del Rio 8/23/16