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Need Storms. NOW.
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, July 19, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A stormchaser needs storms.  And
when there aren't any, she will make
one anywhere she can ---- even if
only in a shadow made by a tree.

Squint your eyes and tell me that
doesn't look like a tornado bearing
down.  SDS isn't pretty ---- trust me.
Got me looking at nonexistant

rotation on the side of a building,
for Pete's ---- know the neighbors
are wondering about my sanity.
Fully expecting a knock at the door

from the friendly folk on the mental
health ward of the hospital.  They
might give me a new jacket with
long sleeves and take me away ...

(c) 2010, Karla Dorman (7/19)

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 7/25/2010
Karla, we have just experienced a short duration storm that has knocked out the power and some other services like cable TV. We received a little rain, not much, just a bit. But I am thankful for that. We need rain here. Thanks for the poem. As for sanity. Is it necessary,or even desirable? Joy,love and peace to you my friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 7/24/2010
Fun to read. Hold on to that sanity! Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 7/20/2010
I keep praying for NO storms and you want one??????? Okayyyyyy.

Newfie Hugs are on the way, Rose
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 7/20/2010
I suppose you have a bread stick in the freezer that looks like Jesus too:-)Patrick
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 7/20/2010
i'm sure your texas storms won't let you down for very long!
Reviewed by D Johnson 7/20/2010
Even if 'they' take you away, which I highly doubt, you have provided an absolutely fantastic visual...Well done.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 7/20/2010
They got real classy str8 jackets nowadays, you'd look good in one and as for the pic I don't know what the sky looks like with a tornado heading my way, so even squinting does nothing for me...e
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 7/20/2010
I like your sense of humor, Karla. I got a good laugh out of this one. We had rain here nearly every day for two weeks and now it has stopped and all the grass is wilting and beginning to dry out. I'm praying for rain again.
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 7/20/2010
let me tell you...we had some live action a few nights ago..phew !!!
Reviewed by Andy Turner 7/20/2010
Have you a release date? lol.
Nice way to go, kiddio. xx
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/20/2010
Yes, I don't know about storm chaseers but we could definately use some thunder and lighting to clear the air...
fee
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/20/2010
Karla~

Now I KNOW you are a StormSpinner: you are craving storms, and you see tornadoes in shadows! LOL Too funny, and that piccy looks pretty convincing! Well done; you've bagged your first "tor"! LOL

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 7/20/2010
Excellent.............your words and the photo!
Reviewed by Rebecca Russell 7/20/2010
Looks real to me! Great write. Rebecca
Reviewed by John Bidwell 7/20/2010
Cool Karla- and that is scary looking.
Seems strange to wish storms on somebody- but- whatever sinks your boat.
Is that right?
I better stop writing this early in the morning unless I want a matching jacket. Yikes.

John
Reviewed by Paul Judges 7/20/2010
Excellent work, Karla
Reviewed by Paul Berube 7/19/2010
Great work, Karla.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 7/19/2010
Oh my, this is wonderful Karla. I'm laughing my ass off. Poor thing. Is this like some Rorschach test for stormchasers? Yes, I see the funnel too. Maybe an F5?? Let's hope, or not. Depending on what you're driving.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 7/19/2010
Goodness but this is just priceless! Love how your imagination is hard at work and you know something, it does have an eerie resemblance...

Be always safe,
Karen



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