Before the Storm Breaks

Ghostly smoke of mayflies

Drifts over

The river

In an ephemeral dance

Augmenting

Intensifying

Below a sky of thunderous

Cumulonimbus

A ricocheting courtship

Of passionate aerobatics

Before the storm breaks

As spiralling spinners dive

The lazy river comes alive.

 

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Mayflies

Mayflies Dancing over a River – (Davida De La Harpe) found on www.wildaboutbungay.com
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