Six lines of magnetically charged metal beams shake, bend,
and take impact over and over from a storm for the ages.
Thunder booming, as if nature had rhythm
and dogs go crazy and bark back at the sound
of the violent downpour raging in and around the steel beams.
The sounds of the storm increase, rooms begin to tremble,
the people below close their windows and pray
to have the thunder cease for the day.
An earthquale approaching, it seems,
and as its most unnatural sounds wail and scream,
SNAP! Breaks one of the steel beams,
Weathered by the hurricane to earthquake nightmare.
That’s when I figured I should put my electric guitar down for a while.
I need new strings now, and probably pissed off the neighbors too.