The auspicious aspect of thunder
is that it carries the promise of lightning.
They go hand in hand.
And if you can hear the booming
that means that you probably haven’t been hit.
Thunder is indifferent about tornadoes.
(Although sometimes they are
Perhaps thunder sounds the anger of the Universe.
The rumblings that can no longer be held in
the rumblings that grumble through malice
the rumblings that signal
tomorrow will be a new day.