The Poem of the Week is 'Texas Tornadoes and the Power of Prayer' by Randy Horton

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Our Poem of the Week this time round is 'Texas Tornadoes and the Power of Prayer' by Randy Horton, a tale of small town apocalypse that beguiles us with its use of language and narrative. Randy foregoes traditional poetic form and delivers a short, sharp piece of foreboding dark comedy, needing only a few lines to transport us to the world he has created, where the 'sky is darker than Brother Jimmy’s sermon last Sunday'. Below...

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