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by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, May 05, 2008
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Image (c) 2007, Karla Dorman

... great seismic surges as
the sky labors to bring
forth the storm.  It slides from
between clouds, slick with wet ----
not the violence I
expected:  no loud cries
of thunder, no flashes
of anger, no waving
fists full of wind and hail:
just a gentle Spring rain.

(c) 2008, Karla Dorman (5/5)

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 5/8/2008
A gentle spring rain birthed without any of the anticipated complications. Because you were the poetic midwife responsible for the delivery. Stay safe. Jon Michael Willey
Reviewed by Jerry Engler 5/8/2008
Great analogy, Karla, both to birth and earthquakes, fractures of the sky. I like it....Jerry
Reviewed by Michael Guy 5/8/2008
I love how your language suggests to "us" the coming gentle shower of "cumulus congestus"... You're a walking cloud chart!
Reviewed by John Leko 5/6/2008
...the word your title...everything.
excellent Karla...
Reviewed by Charlie 5/6/2008
A very romantic story of birth-- and life, and GOD BLESS THE RAIN! --Charlie
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 5/6/2008
A gentle touch from nature! May the sky rain love this time. Karla.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/6/2008
Just a gentle spring rain - God how I love those.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/6/2008
Excellent writing sweet lady,have a wonderful and safe day..Hugsss
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/6/2008
...but, can man fly a kite there?

Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 5/5/2008
great postitive poem Karla, glad you found gentleness in a poetic storm, hugzs
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/5/2008
One of the most beautiful things about this season...a gentle rain shower.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/5/2008
Beautiful! unlike the horror of 15000 dead in Burma,and no one knows how many more injured and missing. Enough to overwhelm the senses!

Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 5/5/2008
Is it just me or are the storms more deliberate this year/

Blessings and love,
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 5/5/2008
Beautifully painted picture.....
Reviewed by Axilea MU 5/5/2008
Excellent description, concise, precise.
I like that kind of gentle rain in a Spring landscape.

Reviewed by Staci Gansky-Wagner 5/5/2008
A gentle Spring rain sounds nice. :)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 5/5/2008
finally no harsh weather this time. You were due a gentle spring rain. Great write. Liz
Reviewed by ** ** 5/5/2008
Hope it is always a gentle rain for you, Karla ... Wonderful poem ... hugs
Reviewed by Kathryn Collins 5/5/2008
Karla -
"the sky labors to bring forth the storm" "slick with wet" fist "full of wind and hail"

you are the word wizard in this one and I'm happy it's "just a gentle Sprin rain."

truly beautiful.

Reviewed by Dee C. 5/5/2008
A very tender and loveing write...beautiful!!
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/5/2008
i think this is lovely
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/5/2008
Well I must say this weather can be very welcoming, thank you for sharing a little peacefullness Karla.
Newfie hugs are on the way, Rose
Reviewed by Cryssa C 5/5/2008
What a poetic way to describe birth... the birth of a storm... Well done!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/5/2008
Very nice, clever usage of verse that shows the gentler side of Spring. How I wish we'd have more tranquil days like this, without the threat of severe! The rain is rather enjoyable today, for a change! Very well penned/illsutrated! BRAVA, Karla!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/5/2008
Outstanding Karla
Guess what My next posting is Call
"Birth OF Death"
Its about the weather
Checkm it out
Love & peace be with you

Reviewed by Bonnie May 5/5/2008
How beautiful the pic and the poem. Lovely, lovely write. Love, Bonnie
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/5/2008
Well described and let us pray over the next few days that is all we see this time around, well done...

Be always safe,

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