When vengeful tempests riot wide
and shadows storm the countryside
subduing views to silhouettes
while breakneck wind spins pirouettes
atop a tumbling mountain peak
as raging waters swamp and shriek

my mind behind that stifled sky
recalls one night I did descry
my glance of heaven's hopeful glow
and every time it lets me know:

despite disaster, darkness, spite,
our world revolves within that light.

Descry © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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65 words (75 being the prompt limit).  Sky's the Limit brevity image challenge (dark world / sky with a bright sun peeking through stormy clouds) - link:
Submitted: February 6, 2020