Copyright © 2002 Bob Dornberg
Sheets of heat lightning slice the night
I lean into the blare of the tornado siren
From the window I see you
in the middle of a street
Your skirt like a hula-hoop of flames
Copyright © 2002
Matthew Guenette teaches Composition and Literature at Heartland Community College in Normal, IL. He received an MFA from Southern Illinois University in 1999.