wild swoop over wheat

blackbirds caw in unison

ominous wing beat

storm clouds darken horizon

thunder rumbles threat of hail



Link to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai featuring “blackbird” kigo.

fantastical concert

Linking to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai today.


thunder snow, light show

aurora borealis

celestial drum set



image:  free wallpaper download


See USA Today video of northern lights from the international space station.


lanes open at 4 a.m.


thunder bowls on roof

lightning scores strike across lawn

rain cheers at windows


find your ball and pay for shoes

no one can sleep in alley!



It’s dry and we’re hoping for rain soon (link to Kristjaan’s prompt  at CDHK).

loud rumble and flash

wind whipping drops of moisture

prairie’s night drama


(lightning – free web image)



approaching thunder

rural towns and farms flooded

pouring rain again


power of lightning

splits mature tree to toothpicks

exploding the air


winds bending treetops

scanning skies for dark funnels

praying there’s no hail


after summer storm passes

a double rainbow appears