flash, crash, wake-up Now!
huddle under covers with each strobe of room
power, anger, fear, Boom!
exalted energy bursts of awe
percussion clangs off skyscraper walls
and gives wings to emotions with each sound
overhead whomp, whomp, whomp steps heavy
metal chimes jangle
fast notes tinkle
wind and rain strike a rhythm
rumbles echo, bang, rattle, roll,
they swell, ebb, drift away
I love the noise and the energy of the beginning and the peaceful fade out at the end.