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Shirley A Parkerson

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The Wind
by Shirley A Parkerson
Thursday, June 23, 2005
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Just listen to the words. Don't just read them.


The Wind




The wind it whispers softly to me


Mostly things I can not see


At times I have to strain to hear


At times, to me, it brings a tear




The wind begins to speak loudly now


To me it speaks, I don't know how


It grabs hold and turns me around


At times it drops me to the ground




The wind it settles for a bit


Lending my mind a brief respite


But then it starts all over again


I wonder if this will ever end




The wind is whispering again to me


I wonder this time if I will see


I listen carefully to learn its cause


And there again there is this pause




The wind is screaming now to me


I try to hide, but it finds me


It brings messages I need not hear


It tells me of loved ones oh so dear




The wind has found me now it seems


I try to imagine its all a dream


But then I awake; it all is real


This life is mine I have to deal




This wind, it lives inside me now


Nevermore to run, I don't know how


I listen carefully to the words


With caution I approach and gently learn




The wind is part of my life this day


The message is clear, I dare not say


I can say but this, to my family and friends


Live each day as though it were the end.


 


Shirley Ann Parkerson


April 27, 2005





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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/9/2005
The wind has spokent wisdom through your verses. Thank you, Shirley. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/24/2005
truer words were never spoken, shirley! very wise write; very well done! brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 6/24/2005
The wind has found me now it seems



I try to imagine its all a dream



But then I awake; it all is real



This life is mine I have to deal


Profound write...love n luck...BHUWAN!!!
Reviewed by Cynth'ya cynthyaspeaks@gmail.com 6/23/2005
Ancient language speaks in the soundwaves of rising and falling rhythms of wind, waves and all in their pathways. We all need to hear what Creator God has said in the winds of time and change.

blessin's Sis. Shirley,
cynth'ya lewis reed
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