AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
Happy 4th of July!
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Alexandra* OneLight* Authors & Creations, iDR FRED BELL, iD.L. Carroll, iGwendolyn Thomas Gath, iFrank Ryan, iMel Hathorn, iJay Dubya, i

  Home > Nature > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Sponsor Me!
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 3,370 Titles
· 56,991 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Dec, 2001

Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
No One To Hear Their Cries
by C.G. Richardson

From a teenager to adulthood, this is one woman's true story through multiple abortions and how God saved her!..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Life in the Alley
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
•  Past Due, 2014, Karla Dorman
•  So THERE, 2014, Karla Dorman
•  Hold On: Spring Is Coming, 2014, Karla Dorman
•  THEY, 2013, Karla Dorman
•  The Death of Autumn, 2013, Karla Dorman
           >> View all 3,280

"...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)
  



Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
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
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
Beautiful offering Karla!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
Beautiful poem. It has a power within its verses that stimulates the mind and soul
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader)
You pen the awe of even natures furry well. Glad you are all safe. Lady J
Reviewed by K. Mulroney
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

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
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
An electrifying, and enlightening write, StormSpinner!
Reviewed by Felix Perry
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
You really are a storm yourself, a whirlwind of words carrying a rain full of rhymes.
Georg
Reviewed by William Bonilla
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
Better you than me...e
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon
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
We sure have tornado looking clouds tonight
My your good karla..
love ya
Ron
Reviewed by Connie Faust
A great poem, Karla! So vividly descriptive, it couldn't be better!

Love ya!
Connie
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
(((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
Only seen one Tornado, but the lightning is always a great show.
Reviewed by George Carroll
Not to my liking and I feel for those who lose their lives and homes when hit by a tornado as happens each year.
Popular Poetry (Nature)
  1.  Lonely Was Maggot
  2.  Ode To Champ
  3.  Goodbye Bill
  4.  Clouds Welcomed
  5.  Just Nature
  6.  Rainy Day Walkabout
  7.  Smelling...
  8.  We Follow Her Cues
  9.  Happy First Day of Spring!
  10.  Flood

Garden Delights - photos - blurb.com by Albert Russo

gardens and flowers..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.