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Assassin
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Saturday, April 08, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Nature on a bit of a rampage, ain't she?


The sky, murderous;
blue-black violence
aimed at the heart like
the end of a gun.
Mankind can't escape;
Nature, unerring;
deadly accurate.
A master marksman
has us in her sites;
she means business.
We think we can hide;
she knows all of our
secrets; there will be
no getting away.
When it is our turn,
she will exact her
revenge; she is a
lethal assassin.
And we, unwilling
victims in her game.

(c) 2006, Karla Dorman.


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/9/2006
Nature is boss whether we like it or not. Nicely done, Karla. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 4/9/2006
Nature can appear quite cruel at times, which you have demonstrated quite well in this write.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 4/9/2006
You paint a picture of the power and changing moods of storms, Karla...excellent writing.
love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/9/2006
When it is our turn,
she will exact her
revenge; she is a
lethal assassin.

She truly can be, but perhaps we are not 'unwilling victims;' perhaps our modern day atrocities against her have now riled her to the point where only revenge is on her mind. Quite a frightening thought.
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 4/9/2006
Excellent write!
Love, Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/9/2006
Mother Nature as a killer...true but seldom thought about as an assassin, good write and works well.

Felix
Reviewed by Paul Williams 4/9/2006
Superb metaphor Karla, in light of recent events I'd say you got this one nailed.

Paul;-)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/9/2006
Outstanding write!!

You do know how to spin up great weather poems :)

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 4/8/2006
Yes! Mother Nature put on her black dress of vortex weave and marched all across the southeast lower part of our country. She sure knows how to keep us on our toes although some of us don't want to dance.
I admire your emotional prose about the weather. We all are victims at one time or the other.
Love nd peace,
Susan
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 4/8/2006
Powerful write as usual, you have a great way with the pen
God Bless
Michelle!
Reviewed by Marie Wadsworth 4/8/2006
COOL! This is menacing and threatening.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/8/2006
"she will exact her / revenge;" ?? Revenge? Nature can think and plot revenge? News to me.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/8/2006
Karla~

Wonderful write of the bitch in action; deadly accurate description! DANG! LOL If I have nightmares tonight....LOL Thanks. LOL Very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin sister, Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Peter Paton 4/8/2006
Karla
This is one wicked, son of a bitch assassin...:)
Love and Blessings
Peter
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 4/8/2006
Hit the nail right on the head with this one. Wonderful write. Excellent and insightful.

Hugs, Trish
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 4/8/2006
Excellent, Karla! your vivid assessment is original and right on the mark. Just last Sunday a tornado - for eight deadly minutes - struck in a neigboring town. It's one assassin who doesn't miss a target.

Great image.
Gina
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