Stormy Night

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Stormy Night

There is a loneliness to hail drops
on a tin-roofed cabin.

The woods and flowers and secrets of
mountains are lonely.

So are the trails, ponds, and bridges; 
the vanished sources looking for a beginning.

Dripping drops a million years in the making. 
Falling asleep in the wounded soil of dreams.

George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat ReviewMoria Poetry JournalChronogram JournalAmpersand Literary ReviewThe Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have appeared in USA TodayThe Wall Street JournalThe AtlanticHavana TimesSouth China Morning PostThe Buffalo News, and more. 

See all his poems on Tea House here.

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