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Student Scribes: Sorry Storm

the storm often dampens summer

I apologize for sopping leaves

harshly ripping through the woods

fresh soil now bleeding mud

onto ground once plush green

no excuses for booming sounds

echoing in the sky

the gray horizon or the flashes of light

blinding to man’s eye

but you will hear no hint of sorry

for staying firmly rooted

as the daytime sky reverses

mirroring the blackest night

and bark is ripped from my base

towering in protection

my branches hold my weight

here I will wait


Alexandria Fazzolari is an English major at Penn State Harrisburg

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