Lightning Strikes

OctPoWriMo 8 of 31

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Mother Nature takes the stage

Waves surge in a fit of rage

Perfectly clear blue skies

Yet lightning does strike

Claiming a young life

Unbelievable strife

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I took this picture from Venice Beach, and off in the distance I saw emergency crew gathering as I was packing up to leave.  Later that night, as I was watching the 11 o’clock news, I learned that a young life was taken by a freak thunderstorm – R.I.P. Nicholas Fagnano. LA Times News Article

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