Storm over Providence, RI, 2008

Severe storm over Providence, RI, 2008 (author)


There are people who have never met a tornado, who don’t or won’t

believe tornadoes exist — though they’ve seen a wall turn shrapnel

windows break and bannisters contort themselves

homes of decades suddenly vanish to the last nail

when the ceiling turns sky they see no

variation in shades of green and black

the sky today, the sky yesterday —

our mattress is in the closet

how’d it get there

just move it back

I guess we’ll




©2013 Jason Anderson


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