The flash is just a jab and gone
the blast is longer
echoes going on and on
in this old argument
the thunder must be wrong:
he’s the one shouting
RG has published four full length collections of poems, most recently The Beautiful City of Weeds (Hanging Loose), and three chapbooks, most recently You Won’t Need That (Willow Springs/Acme Poem Company).
[Lightning photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/thelightningman]