thun·der noun \ˈthən-dər\
1: the sound that follows a flash of lightning and is caused by sudden expansion of the air in the path of the electrical discharge
2: a loud utterance or threat
3: bang, rumble <the thunder of big guns>
The Perfect Storm
The storm rolls in, rattling and illuminating the window panes.
The thunder of frightened feet stampede down the hall.
Two trembling, little bodies nuzzle in,
surrounded by the safety of their mother’s arms.