windowless room

Though the sky is clear and no storm formations have been reported,

there are potential threats to her well being and sanity. His presence

looms. His words at any time could become projectiles, hurling toward her.

hurricane force winds

rip and tear, emotions surge-

must seek safe shelter

close eyes, protect heart

can’t risk evacuation-

a windowless room

~Melanie Thomason




Filed under haibun, haiku, Poetry

6 responses to “windowless room

  1. Shiveringly powerful. Will we ever learn compassion, respect and understanding?

  2. Very powerful poem and images.

  3. One can only hope that anyone in that situation can escape and make a full and compassionate recovery…

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