Almedia Knight Oliver

A Rush Of Wild Wind - Poem by Almedia Knight Oliver

Love is like a wild wind
Am I just a howling wildness?
or maybe a howling triumph!

Twirling and twisting into a knot
Ought I pull this way or not?
Head spinning, heart running,
and I'm following its path.

Oh sweet heart see the flowers
hanging over the picket fence,
five lovely petals crying
out for-get-me-not!
In the never-ending heaven hangs
as many shinning stars as angels!

Having slept nights alone
Desire crests, overflowing
waves over waves

Sitting alone on the riverbank
Pondering the long dive
Billows beckoning me to ride

Having no buds in waiting
can love bloom at any age?
Growing older against your junior-
wasn't well thought out
years between us are felt,
and distance to be dealt with

Almedia Knight

July 9,2009

Topic(s) of this poem: love hurts

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Love late in life

Comments about A Rush Of Wild Wind by Almedia Knight Oliver

  • (1/12/2016 9:11:00 PM)

    Absolutely love your style of poetry, so enticing and honest, truly a blessing for anyone who reads it. Love later in life can be filled with the wind of indecision yet love quiets it all in a gentle breeze when with that person who holds your heart so tenderly in life. Beautiful poem! Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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  • (10/15/2014 12:16:00 PM)

    An emotional tour de force. A roller coaster ride of feelings. (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (12/20/2013 3:40:00 PM)

    i'm sure i'm not understanding this as well as Almedia understands it but i guess i come close enough. the winds can be soothing or treacherous; watch out. and watch those waves, but none of us avoid them forever.

    you might wish to look at spelling of one word in this line: as many shinning stars as angels!

    thanks for sharing. will it be a swan dive? :) bri
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  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (6/12/2010 4:41:00 AM)

    love is like a garden of blossoms where flowers must be taken care of....

    the way you wrote the poem is very good
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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/22/2010 1:55:00 AM)

    Love is like a wild wind
    the scent of a spring rose.
    I stopped dead in my track, and
    Waited for it to blow over my head, but..noone knows where from it originates and how itg strikes at heart... lovely placemet of words and only skilled poet can deliver it... nice poem....10

    read mone... at the top.. love ay first sight
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  • Mark Nwagwu (4/16/2010 7:42:00 AM)

    let your
    Desire capture my heart
    And caress its trembling soul

    this is all that counts - love is not counted in any other currency than love itself and this is ever burgeoning and boundless. Time and dsitance of youth and age are for someone on the outside looking in; not for those captured in love. This is a truly wonderful write, philosophical yes, and image-laden. I've read this over and over and will read it yet again
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  • (4/12/2010 12:13:00 PM)

    wow what a sweet poem is this one..and I really liked it very much..professionally written and quite meaningful..well done (Report) Reply

  • (4/5/2010 1:28:00 PM)

    ‘…Since years between us are felt, /’Its distance can’t be dealt’

    Yeah age matters but Ma’am ‘There is always someone for you’…

    Love Avenue is not a labyrinth better an esplanade…sure I’m…age bar is a butt but with an end…… it just happens …

    No one can make love …love allows it to happen lolol…

    10+ +
    Ms. Nivedita
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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (3/5/2010 9:14:00 AM)

    The wind of love oh how it refreshes the heart. Well done my friend. (Report) Reply

  • (11/26/2009 11:33:00 AM)

    A heart tugging poem, so beautifully written.

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  • (8/13/2009 12:31:00 PM)

    Such a lament...
    'Since years between us are felt,
    Its distance can’t be dealt'
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  • (8/3/2009 11:03:00 PM)

    warm feelings written with warm heart. lines and words are beautiful too. thanx for sharing, .
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  • (8/2/2009 5:42:00 PM)

    this is not mere poetry, , it is art (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2009 5:35:00 PM)

    warm feelings, sad needs and thoughts..touchingly said (Report) Reply

  • Sathyanarayana M V S (7/31/2009 3:05:00 AM)

    lovely poem. Tender feelings, beautiful expressions and vivid descriptions. (Report) Reply

  • (7/28/2009 8:39:00 PM)

    As usual, love spills out of your writing. (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2009 7:15:00 PM)

    A wonderful and tenderly expressed piece Almedia...loving imagery dances and sings around the page giving this piece the perfect setting.....lovely 10++ (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2009 9:56:00 AM)

    A heartwarming poem you have penned. Keep it up. (Report) Reply

  • (7/23/2009 3:48:00 PM)

    the scene is relates the beauty of nature.. (Report) Reply

  • (7/23/2009 10:54:00 AM)

    as you grow in years love too matures. at every stage in persons life love is hot and enjoyable. thanx for sharing
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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