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Vicki Pompea: Listen to Music

Lightning and Thunder

(Vicki Pompea)
Lightening and Thunder- By Vicki Pompea - August 2001 - done
March 2002 slight changes


Dark is fallen. Bed is warm.
I am awakened by the storm.
You’re at the window. Facing the night
Watching raindrops falling with excitement and

Lightening and Thunder and the billowing of clouds
Celebrating lovers ‘round the world
And the sparks in the atmosphere are echoes of our joy
Still burning brightly all these years

I stand beside you. Hold out my hand.
Offer to take you to the promised land
Dark is fallen. Bed is warm
When you touch me, we transform into …


Sometimes love is gentle as a kitten
Sometimes softer than a lamb
Strong and silent as a redwood forest
And sometimes it’s something else again …it is the