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All Winds Combined
by Susan K. de Vegter
Monday, March 27, 2006
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People fall deep before God finds them. This is an older poem.

It would take more than all winds combined...
Tornadoes, hurricanes...all with a fierce whine...
Still nothing could dry the tears hung out.
For sadness engulfed inside, I shout!
Why are you gone? Why not take me?
Now I'm alone embraced in a sea...
Of sadness, despair...pity this fool
Terrified of being...just being...a tool
Of lonliness now, no smiles to turn
The corners up or a kiss to burn
A tatoo of hope inside of these walls
Empty this gloom...hollow these halls
As shadows of fog...broken with grays
No light to shine...gone are the days
For hope that has flown with wings in a sling
For ghosts are alone, love's kiss...a sting

It bites to the bone ..

This pain never pales

It soars with the moans ...

In whispers sails

Future a question

Nothing to greet

Lonely souls sigh...

Hearts miss a beat

Chins dripping salt...

Liquids in pounds

Crying and streaming to pool on the ground
For now you have vanished and I am alone
Flown with the wind...hearts turned to stone
Tears of hot moisture, burning the flesh
No tokens of love...left here to mesh.
Some recall of happiness...Jesus this pain
Marrying my torrents, it rains
Waiting for Grace...praying I cry
Redeem all my tears and help them to dry.

2006 by Susan K. de Vegter

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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 4/2/2006
The very soul of anguish.

Reviewed by L. Figgins 3/27/2006
In facing our shadow and feeling it to the core, we ARE brought to God and ourselves. Oh you know I love this write, Susan!!

Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/27/2006
Intense write with so much emotion in it that it screams from the page to be read and acknowledged. I hope this is old and the pain has subsided for you to liveable levels.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/27/2006
Susan this shows the torment of being without Creator's grace and the difference when we have it. You have such a powerful pen it is especially splendid when you write like this, to enlighten others!
Thank you for sharing!

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/27/2006
Powerful poem, Susan; extremely well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Peter Paton 3/27/2006
You can feel the deep pain and torment in this agaonizing pen..
Reads like an Old Testament lamentation, with a plea to God for Deliverance..
Gripping poem Susan !
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 3/27/2006
A wail in the misery of fallen love. Been that. Done that. Yes, you are so right, it seems we must wallow in our own horrible despair before we can see that Shining Light among all the muck. Good.
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/27/2006
Oh death where is thy sting, but in my heart you did bring.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/27/2006

Excellence, once again--we cry for relief and wonder when it will come; I felt this one deep in my soul. Thank you--

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Ken Colonsay 3/27/2006
powerful plea for union with the Higher Power, the spirit trapped in a dismal world. You rise above, susan.... :-))
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