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Dry Drowning
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Monday, January 09, 2006
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Heat pours down from the
blazing sun
that sears the winter grass;
and embers rise on
robust winds,
the sky, tarnished brass -
all roads are the same,
they are dry,
as dry as dry can be ...
no relief as I
drown in the
middle of arid seas.

(c) 2006, Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Aberjhani 1/10/2006
A brilliant poetic report from the front of modern maladies facing humanity. Love your reversal of the drowning metaphor, ironic and powerful.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/10/2006
Hope it rains soon; we need relief, bad!! Great write, Karla; very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 1/10/2006
Dear Karla,

I hope & pray that this drought will end soon.

Love & Light,
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 1/10/2006
Let the arid seas be filled by the mercy of God. Let the rains come.
Wonderful poem.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/10/2006
Scary sight and sounds for someone who has never had to fear the lack of water, it sure makes one think where we would be without it.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/9/2006
Fantastic write Karla! Wishing the best for you!
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 1/9/2006
Wish I could send you some of Indiana's rain or snow, we are expecting more tomorrow...excellent write and peace

Reviewed by Sherry Heim 1/9/2006
Drought here too, Karla...if we pray for rain, I am worried about what we may get...Mother Nature has been on quite a tangent lately, taking everything to the extremes!!
Take care,
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 1/9/2006
It's so dry, even your ink has faded to light gray, Karla!

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/9/2006
I can feel the dry grit in my mouth. Write about the Rainmaker. Bring back Burt Lancaster. Gotta love it.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/9/2006
Well you could be in Ohio, cold and off and on snow...not sure which is worse or better...Save water, shower with a friend...Ed
Reviewed by F William Broome 1/9/2006
Graphic and terible - as you paint with the pen. We yearn for your area's relief, and will refrailgn from using such terms as, warm regards, etc. - Bill

Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 1/9/2006
Dry here too. Good one. I thought TX was having good rains.
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 1/9/2006

A perfectly written poem,I could really visualise this one.
Best wishes
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/9/2006
Dry drowning sounds to me very much like a dry labour... sorry to be so graphic!! It's the cowgirl in me! Really gettin this, Karla, like a fish outa water... you achieve so much burnished atmosphere with so few lines and words. Very well done, thank you. LOL Kate xx
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/9/2006
Ca really should share! Excellent write. I think I'll go get a glass of water......
Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero 1/9/2006
At least the drought's feeling of drowning will pass. While drowing by water is rather final. You've written this very well. ~~Carmen
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 1/9/2006
Been there and done that. It's misery. I was really intrigued with your title...excellent choice for an excellent write Karla!!! Michelle
Reviewed by Lori Moore 1/9/2006
Fine I write. I hope relief comes soon.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/9/2006
Awwwww...the rain stopped hopefully it will be there soon!!

Very Dry imagery you painted here Karla!!

Love Tinka
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