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  The Groaning Wind
by J. Allen Wilson
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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The Groaning Wind



A cold rain falls singing its singular song.

Splatter, drip to drop…thump thump,

Then beneath the gray skies of silence, it’s gone.


Clear droplets cling to broken branches of ancient trees.

A wandering mind climbs these broken branches of time.

Thoughts like yesterday are carried away on a groaning wind.

Holidays, dreams, tomorrow, long ago friends and lovers join in.


The clouds briefly part, the sun shines, birds softly sing.

Gray thoughts chase bright tomorrows.

Children of yesterday momentarily dream.


Then collapse the shining sky upon the groaning wind.

Cold rain begins it singular song once again.

Drip to drop, thump, thump, splatter and ring.

Silence the birds, mute now tomorrow’s words that waft on the wind of yesterdays children’s dreams.



J. Allen Wilson © 11/16/2010


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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 12/4/2010
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/17/2010
beautiful yet melancholy-well penned
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 11/16/2010
Different for you and quite interesting...this one is a keeper...e
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 11/16/2010
Beautiful write. Keep in mind we need the rain just as we need the sun and we need our dreams. The secret is making them coinside.
God bless,

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