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The Thunder Cloud

Kari enjoys writing poetry. There is a certain freedom in poetry because you don't always have to follow the rules.

Thunder Clouds

Thunder Clouds

We are, each one,

A tiny part of humanity

Just as a raindrop

Is a tiny part of the cloud.

Separately we each are tiny,

But, together we are

The thunder cloud.

Together we storm and rage.

We thunder loudly.

Together we send

A deluge on this earth.

We can choose,

War or peace.

We want to be apart,

Storm and rage on our own.

Each raindrop going

Its own way.

But, when we break

Apart, we lose our power.

We become one

Little, tiny raindrop again.

Let us join together

To make a cloud.

A giant thunder cloud

We can send a deluge of

Love over the earth.

A healing rain that brings life,

And ends in a

drizzle of happiness.

Together we can watch

The rainbow of promise,

Hope and love which follows.

© 2020 Kari Poulsen


Kari Poulsen (author) from Ohio on October 02, 2020:

Ankita, It makes me happy that you like it. Thank you!

Kari Poulsen (author) from Ohio on October 02, 2020:

FlourishAnyway, I believe we are all connected. Thank you very much

Kari Poulsen (author) from Ohio on October 02, 2020:

Eric, thank you! That makes my day.

Kari Poulsen (author) from Ohio on October 02, 2020:

Thank you, Pamela! I spend a lot of time thinking about these things.

Ankita B on September 29, 2020:

Beautiful poem with a good message. I loved it.

FlourishAnyway from USA on September 29, 2020:

I liked the unifying message here.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on September 29, 2020:

Well I just fell in love. This is a lovely poem. Thanks for making my day.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on September 29, 2020:

Hope and love is what many of use hang on to in the tough timrrd. Thank you for a beautiful poem that says ro much.

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