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Dry Drowning
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, January 09, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Last one on the ongoing drought...at least, for now! LOL


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,
Joseph
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.

Felix
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 Karla...love and peace

Carole
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,
Sherry
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 1/9/2006
It's so dry, even your ink has faded to light gray, Karla!

Sage
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
from
Kay.
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 here...so hopefully it will be there soon!!

Very Dry imagery you painted here Karla!!

Love Tinka



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