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Life in the Alley
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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"...Never boring and always/
electric to watch!"



The skies shaded in
darkening hues of terror; clouds
swollen, pulsing with

malignant intent --
the wind, hushed befoere
the chaos to come;

red boxes issued;
radars crank up; weathermen
go on high alert,

matching the high risk,
dangerous situation
building overhead.

Spatterings of rain
do not cut humidity,
only enhance it;

the birds go silent
as sirens moan in warbling
pitches of warning,

'Take cover!  Twisters
in the area!"  Chasers
converge with the storms --

should be used to this,
I'm not.   I'm not!  But this is
life in the Alley,

Tornado Alley --
never boring and always
electric to watch!

(c) 2007, Karla Dorman (4/25)
  

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Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 5/2/2007
Karla
Remind me to stay out of Tornado Alley during storm seasons LOL. A great write, thanks for sharing
God Bless
Michelle~
Reviewed by Kathryn Collins 5/2/2007
Karla

You've got my heart going with these words and images. If you get the chance, tell me about red boxes.

Excellent poem about the feelings of fright and the power of nature.

Kathy
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/26/2007
Beautiful offering Karla!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 4/26/2007
Beautiful poem. It has a power within its verses that stimulates the mind and soul
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 4/26/2007
You pen the awe of even natures furry well. Glad you are all safe. Lady J
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 4/26/2007
It must be terrible to have to wonder each and EVERY day what mother nature has in store tonight. Gripping piece.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/26/2007

I have enjoyed the contents and thoughts dealt in "Life in the Alley".
A true composition in poetic excellence delivered.

I salute You, Poet.

In admiration,


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 4/26/2007
Your poetic images are wonderful. Reading "Life in the Alley" I could nearly feel the electrical current of the storm all around me.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/26/2007
An electrifying, and enlightening write, StormSpinner!
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/26/2007
As one who has only heard of Thunder Alley on the news and TV the idea of so much of Nature's fury concentrated in one area both scares and intiques me and your writes always bring us into the heart of it.

Fee
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 4/26/2007
You really are a storm yourself, a whirlwind of words carrying a rain full of rhymes.
Georg
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/25/2007
don't like living in areas of Tornado warnings(where my daughter Lives) and hurricanes evacuations, (where I'm at presently residing)
but what can we do but roll with the puches

Love & Peace
William
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/25/2007
Better you than me...e
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 4/25/2007
Karla, I hope all is well where you are. I've never experienced a tornado, and I hope I never will. I wonder if it's as scary as the force of hurricane winds? Love and Blessings to yah. :o)
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/25/2007
We sure have tornado looking clouds tonight
My your good karla..
love ya
Ron
Reviewed by Connie Faust 4/25/2007
A great poem, Karla! So vividly descriptive, it couldn't be better!

Love ya!
Connie
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/25/2007
(((Karla)))

I don't like it any better than you do; but here we be. LOL

A terrifying poem guaranteed to get the sirens a wailin'; great imagery! WOW! Excellent; one of your best! Simply outstanding! *clapping*

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin (and fellow stormphobe), Karen Lynn. :0
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 4/25/2007
Only seen one Tornado, but the lightning is always a great show.
Reviewed by George Carroll 4/25/2007
Not to my liking and I feel for those who lose their lives and homes when hit by a tornado as happens each year.



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