black bully clouds stalk the sunshine
zeus rumbles at his children
and scratches imprecations
on the skyboard with golden fingernails
Lynne Handy is a member of the St. Charles Writers Group, Chicago Writer’s Association, and Sisters in Crime. She has self-published a novel, In the Time of Peacocks, and her work has been published in Memoir Journal, Lark’s Fiction Magazine, and Pegasus. She lives in North Aurora, Illinois, where she is editing poems for a chapbook.