I Love the Sound of Thunder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 498 People

    After 3 Weeks...

    Of hot weather, temps sometimes bordering on 30 degrees centigrade, the weather has finally broken - led in bed with the window open, I can hear the rain and thunder - which I wouldn't mind so much if I didn't have to go out In it later.
    emjayem27 emjayem27
    41-45, F
    Jul 23, 2013

    The Louder The Better

    The funny thing is I used to be pretty scared of thunder. Especially if it was very loud or nearby but now I find myself disappointed if there's a weather forecast for thunder and nothing happens. It's very soothing to me... I love to curl up with a book, some hot tea or hot...
    letsrunaway letsrunaway
    22-25, F
    Jun 22, 2011

    There Is This Reassuring Roar

    It is the relief of hearing the sound break after the flash of lightening creates that eery silence.  They mystery of the rumbling of the sky, which is best of all when accompanied by a cloud burst.  I find myself willing internally that it rains heavier- cleansing...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Nov 2, 2008

    Thunderous Shelter

    Thunder is the laughter of immortality.   The applause of titans and their primordial friends.   It sooths.  If the heavens are this powerful, and have not destroyed humanity yet, then they are on our side - defending from emptiness and silence. ...
    KingZeus KingZeus
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2009

    Very Soothing

    Love listening to thunder when i'm wrapped up lovely and warm in bed. Makes me feel dead fortunate; i think how there are people having to brave this weather on the streets & here i am lovely and warm. No matter how skint or depressed i am, this always makes me count my...
    kazwaz1977 kazwaz1977
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

    Relaxing and Exciting

    I just love not so much the sound of it, but the ones that are so close you can feel the vibrations.
    musickink musickink
    26-30, M
    Dec 10, 2008


    The movie Poltergeist is what hooked me on the sound of thunder. I also now have a fear of clowns thanks to this movie and Stephen King novels. LOL The counting of time between the lighting strike and the thunder crack was a way of bringing my curiosity forth. I love the sound...
    Blueeyedaquarian Blueeyedaquarian
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

    Reminds Me of Madagascar

    I Love the Sound of Thunder, it brings me back to my childhood in Madagascar where the rain drops are thick and warm.
    evelynesimon evelynesimon
    Dec 9, 2008

    Sound Of A Distant Thunderstorm

    Well, thunder and lightning are me, i ought to really.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater
    41-45, F
    Jun 3, 2010

    It's So Soothing

    In bed, at night, preferrably cuddled up with someone else, there has always been something so comforting about thunder.
    TheBlimey TheBlimey
    18-21, F
    Feb 6, 2009

    Night Thunder

    Last night I was sitting in the house when I heard the sound of distant thunder. It was so soothing to hear the sound. As time went by the sound got louder and I knew the storms were closing in. It was was a peaceful night listening to the the rain hit the windows seeing the...
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    Apr 23, 2013

    My Story

    I used to tell my siblings that there was a story behind storms. There were 3 gods sitting in heaven one wanted an onion to eat. The rain were the tears of the person who was cutting the onion. The lightning was the swift slicing of the onion. The thunder was the grumbling of the...
    some12trust some12trust
    1 Response Jan 5, 2009


    I love the sound of rain and thunder ... there is no other sound that is both exhilarating and calming at the same time.  I have wonderful memories of warm summer afternoon thunder showers.  I re-live them every year in blissful tranquility : )    
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 18, 2011

    Amazing Lightening

    Well I was flying back home from Denver and as we were flying in the distance I saw a great big streak of lightening. I kept watching out the window and I kept seeing the lightening. I know this group is supposed to be thunder but I thought this was really cool. It was absolutely...
    synesthesiaspei synesthesiaspei
    May 6, 2013

    Thunder Like No Other Ever Before In My Life

    Me too Love thunder & lightning must admit few years back i **** myself filming it dam bolt came straight at my window i was looking up at the time see it & sudden bang like no thunder u ever heard before sounded nothing like thunder it was loud sudden & short lived as it was...
    danhowesuk danhowesuk
    31-35, M
    Aug 20, 2011

    Not a Good Summer

    This has not been a good year for thunderstorms around here.  They come during the day while I am at work.  The ones that have come through haven't been to strong.  I love to lay in bed and listen to them roll in.  Well maybe we will get a few more this fall.
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 27, 2009

    I Love the Sound and Feel of It.....

    Thunder is the sound of lightening. And while lightening has its own power and magnificence thunder to me is much better. I enjoy sitting outside on my porch, closing my eyes and feeling the low rumble go through me and then the loud "clap" of thunder in...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2009
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