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Wind Song

Rating: 4.9
The wind whistles eerily, as the storm approaches,
it gradually encroaches, taking over
like some unscrupulous military machine,
giving way to no one,
just charging along at a fierce pace,
buffeting anything that gets in the way.

It cannot turn back, not once it's committed.
The oncoming storm whips it into swirls of forceful energy,
it is uncontrollable.
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R H 08 April 2008
A wonderful metaphor for all that life hurls evocatively captured amongst an array of evocative lines that transport the reader from the tempestuous to the tranquil - superb Ernestine. j xx
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Alison Cassidy 26 September 2007
You have painted a wonderful series of contrasting landscapes for your reader - from the wind as 'unscrupulous military machine, giving way to no one', to the peaceful and refreshing sparkle after the storm has passed. The whole piece represents a metaphor for life's journey as Tailor says. Superb penning. love, Allie xxxx
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Tailor Bell 24 November 2006
storms of our journey in life...captured and released for us to see in this excellent work. beautiful, Ernestine. -Tailor
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Poetess E.>>>Yowzer! Felt like Iwas comin' down with th' Flu after comin' out from yir Stormy Weather, there, young lady! Vivid imagework & fine structure adds up to a knock-out Piece of Work'''''''''''''''''''''''''FJR
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Melvina Germain 29 August 2006
'The clouds part and the sun peeps through' what an awesome picture, wonderful poem as usual-------Melvina
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Scarlett Treat 02 August 2006
Funny, Wind Song used to be a favorite perfume of mine! And now, we are under such a terrible heat wave that I wish to hear that Wind Song and have it bring us some rain....what a love smell fresh rain leaves, better than any perfume in a bottle!
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Duncan Wyllie 06 February 2006
Then suddenly, the sky starts to brighten, the clouds part and the sun peeps through.Love Duncan
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Bill Mitton 11 January 2006
Ernestine, this is so good! I can feel the force of the wind, and then just like at sea the gentle pink of the sky and the silence as though nature is offering an apology...........wonderful Bill M
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Uriah Hamilton 09 December 2005
I agree with Mary, you write very well.
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David Darbyshire 09 December 2005
Nice Ernestine, very nice, you should be a weather broadcaster.....very real....Have a great weekend davexxx
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