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A Storm is Coming


When I close my eyes, I feel a rumbling in my chest

A thumping that feels electric, shocking my veins.


When I close my eyes I feel a burning in my soul

A flame that won’t extinguish, nor do I want it to.


There is this warmth that smells like rain

And sunflowers, caressing my thoughts.


I close my eyes because I know a storm is coming

Because right now...I’m too calm.



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Hi, thanks for stopping by!

Brionna Bennett is an African American writer born and raised in rural Virginia with a love for magic, fairies, and nature. She is the organizer of DC Creative Writing Read & Critique and a DC Writer’s Salon member. When Brionna is not writing, she is a Middle school special educator helping students with similar disabilities she struggled with growing up. She loves all things Disney, superheroes, and music. 

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