Linda Harnett

Tempest - Poem by Linda Harnett

It looks like stormy weather,
Sunshine and rain filled clouds,
Heavy rain and rainbows,
And peels of thunder loud,

I watch it from the shoreline,
I hear the ocean roar,
I feel its anger rising,
Its wave the darkest hoar,

I let the storm pass over,
Embrace its liberty,
Like me, its’ had its say now,
Now sated, by decree.

Superseded by the sunshine,
The storm now lost in time,
For now the tempest’s over,
And peace and calm is mine.

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  • (6/4/2005 7:05:00 PM)

    I liked this poem. Simplistic in design and saved from cliche by the final lines of stanzas 1 & 2, and the informality of line 3 of stanza 3, followed by a more 'heightened' close to that stanza. A plaintive and unpretentious little conceit.7/10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 4, 2005

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