I wrote a few poems back when Hurricane Ike hit Galveston and Houston’s Bay Area near where I live.
I never posted them. But with all the interest in “Hurricane” Isaac and the GOP convention, I thought they became timely again.
Hurricane Ike truly devastated our area, only miles from my house. Many favorite business shuttered forever. Some business and residents continue to rebuild today.
For the first time, I’m including some photos to illustrate Hurricane Ike’s force. Some I took. Others I “borrowed” from the Web (thanks if I included yours).
The following are the names of the Hurricane poems:
Before (based on my visit 2 days prior): “Storm Warnings”