A Flash of Lightning

Claustrophobia

surrounds me

blocking escape

from limiting

environs.

 

Crowds stare

With uncomprehending eyes

I feel relieved

that they cannot read

the recesses of my mind.

 

Lightning flashes

amidst clusters of stars

and zillions of raindrops.

It perishes with a blast

feared and misunderstood.

 

I wait for thought energy

to be channelized in small chunks

and illuminate minds.

Of what use is intense light

which does not reach the ground?

 

Inspired by Bahia at

B’s Poetry Challenge

Image: commons.wikimedia.org

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