It was, Jennifer T. had to agree, a beautiful thunderstorm, its black wings beating at the summer air. It had lightening for talons and rain for plumage and it's eyes were alight with a static charge of ozone.
It was a creature of storm, a big black bird made of thunder.
-from Michael Chabon's Summerland
photo 'Time To Pedal The Bike Faster' by elatawiec62 via Flickr