Lynn Kincade

Rookie (04 November 2009 / Australia)

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A outplaced Yank finding my heart and home in Australia. My days are filled with the bush (all 160 acres of it) , the alpacas, the horses, the dogs, the chooks - and the peacocks. I have written poetry all my life, but being unemployed (temporarily I hope) has given me the chance to cast my rhymes to the greater wind, and see what cyclones it arouses. more »

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,336 Points Jerry Hughes (6/11/2009 7:46:00 PM)

    You are a very descriptive writer Lynn, I hope you find the poemhunter site rewarding, many don't. Welcome, Jerry

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Best Poem of Lynn Kincade

Black Smoke Rising

It is the black smoke rising
Oozing through shuttered windows
seeping into quiet corners
Blocking the heart from
the light of the mind
deepening the gloom of
the mind’s eye

It is the black smoke rising
Sucking out the grief
where loss hides in daytime
Slipping sorrow in its wake
and despair into its bed
to smother laughter
to strangle hope

It is the black smoke rising
The pain crying out
to the one that is lost
Empty echoes mocking back
curling up around the hollow ...

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