Eye of the Storm (1971)

Eye of the Storm

by Marc Mangel


Sitting in the eye of the storm

with lightning flashing and thunder crashing

sheets of water



chopping into little bits a

false tanquility

wind and lonely dogs


pretty matrons in doorways with

faces scowling

with water bubbles down a street

tripping each tree it

just so meets

life and times

so soaked that it’s sure

we’re in the eye of the


(sometime in 1971)

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