LIGHTNING BOLT Like 0 Twitter Cassady O'Reilly-Hahn Follow March 11, 2017, noon in Creative Views: 530 Like us on facebook I told her She was like a lightning bolt. Beautiful and terrible. Frightening and awe-inspiring. And her voice Was like the rolling thunder, Before the break of a storm. Distant, yet omnipresent. And like lightning, She was flashy. Legendary and mythical. Like a god out of time. She wreaked havoc: Cracking the hide of Yggdrasil, And capsizing the great Noah. She was unyielding. And I was her Zeus. I held her Guided her Channeled her strength. We were unmatched— A pair as inseparable As Adam and Eve. And yet my pride… My anger, My lust. My greed. We know not the tolerance We build to good things: When once electrified hands Grow accustomed to their hold On such a perfect woman… For I am not a god, Though I saw myself a king. And in my patriarchy, I pushed her away from me. I controlled her Made her my weapon; Bent her to my will. For what is the King of Heaven Without his mighty sword? But she stayed true to form, Lightning to the end: And she bolted away from me. —— Hello there! Did you like this poem? Let me know by leaving a like and a comment! Want to keep up-to-date on all my posts? Follow my blog! Want to see more of my work? Check out my blog’s site! Want to read more of my stuff, but don’t go on WordPress often? Check out my Facebook page! I JUST started an Instagram for my blog! Follow me there for visual highlights of my writing! Published by Cassady O'Reilly-Hahn Share Mail Messenger Twitter Pinterest Linkedin Comments Related Article Creative THREE LITTLE WORDS Creative untitled - a poem of sorts Creative Free E-Book July 7th ONLY -- EXCERPT INCLUDED!!