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Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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Lest we forget ...


It's a deep, dark November in
my soul, even though the sun
is shining.  The wind sniffs
around my shoulders, seeking
a way into the marrow, chilling
me to the bone.  You should
be standing tall at my side ----
instead, I lay tear dampened
poppies at your feet.  Damn
this war.  Your name chiseled
on a headstone is not the
legacy you wanted to pass on
to our son ---- but it is one
I'll make sure he won't forget.

(c) 2010, Karla Dorman (11/5)



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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
First class Karla. Very moving and unfortunately, timely. Patrick
Reviewed by Gene Williamson
Karla, moving testimony to the madness of war. -gene.
Reviewed by Jon Willey
It is a legacy of immense pride and commitment to noble causes. It is just so unfortunate that ultimate sacrifice was required. Karla, a riveting reminder of the sacrifices for freedom, peace and humanitarian causes my dear friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
well put!
Reviewed by Sheila Roy
Chilling and tender, Karla. One of your best poems. I love the imagery of the wind sniffing for a way in. Bravo.
Sheila
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
A powerful poem that tugs at the heart and soul...well done, Karla!
peace, Carole~
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader)
well said, find a peaceful moment today at the memorial there.
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Powerfully written, Karla. Very well done. God bless.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Karla amazing lines, you touch the very soul here, I will never forget!
In Christs Love
Michelle~
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
Such a poignant write, Karla.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
A most apt and timely offering, Karla. Yes war is hell and hell is probably war. Thank you. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
No one with a son or daughter should have their epitaphs carved onto a stone for that son or daughter to have to read one day...bring our boys home...ed
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Poignancy reigns strongly in your lines, Karla; powerfully moving poem! And you BET I won't forget: I CAN'T forget!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader)
So poignant and well-written. The whole thing is so damned tragic!
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