Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


Flood (Acrostic) - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

Filling waters in all sideways and byways
Leaking through all alleys and subways
Overflowing canals, rivers and bays
Overflowing streets, stations and houses
Driving people into despair and madness.
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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Disturbed about the flooding in Europe these past days
June 10,2013

Comments about Flood (Acrostic) by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • (5/2/2019 11:03:00 AM)

    no poem wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow (Report)Reply

    (5/17/2019 1:59:00 PM)

    Thank you for your many wows as response to this short Acrostic on Flood, Isabella. There was a time when I felt how sad it was for the victims of flood in Bangladesh and for victims of flood in other nations. Floods can destroy lives and properties and even one's childhood when records and albums are swept out to oblivion. Thank you so much!

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  • Kelvin Owusu (6/17/2013 1:04:00 AM)

    wishing those effected by the floods all the best, a nice tribute (Report)Reply

    Elizabeth Padillo Olesen(5/17/2019 1:56:00 PM)

    Thanks for your positive response, Kelvin. I hope you are ok and I hope you continue to post your poems and read and share them. Keep the poetic heart flowing with beats of hope...

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 31, 2013


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