AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   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:  Sheri Hoff, iStacey Chillemi, iKarl Morgan, iChynna Laird, iKH LeMoyne, iLinda Alexander, iRhoberta Shaler, i

  Home > Holidays > 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
Pumpkin Hill
by David Seaburn

Six people's lives are changed forever by the startling events that occur at a rural crossroads named Pumpkin Hill...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Small Town Independence Day 2012, Karla Dorman
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Sunday, July 01, 2012
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

Have a safe and Happy Fourth of July. =]

Image 2011, Karla Dorman


This July morning, I look up.  The
sky arches blue overhead; no
clouds mar its clarity.  The leaves
on the trees stand at attention;
no breeze stirs them.  The sun
burns hot, shining down on the
people wearing red, white and
blue, flags everywhere you look.
Sirens sound in the distance;
the parade's about to start.

Military jets tattoo the sky in
precise lines, their thunder
vibrating my soul with Freedom's
song.  And here they come!  the
marchers, emergency vehicles,
floats, bands, dogs, horses and
kids decked out in patriotic hues.
They pass in review, carried
along by applause's approval.
All too soon, the parade is over,

but not the fun.  Family and
friends gather together, giving
thanks for the right to celebrate.
The aroma of hot dogs and
hamburgers competes with
the flies to tickle the nose.
Afternoon dusks toward night.
Anticipation builds then explodes
as fireworks cap the ending to
a small town Independence Day.



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


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


Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Good capture of the holidays :-) Hope it was a good one for you :-)
Reviewed by John Domino
Great timing for this five star poem Karla. Yea!

Peace, love and blessings,

JMD
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
It brought back many memories. Thank you.

Ron
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
You take us on a visual trek of celebration from the start of the parade all the way to the last burst of fireworks in the night time skies. Excellent imagery and verse; very well done, Karla! Happy Independence Day to you; may it be full of fun, freedom, festivities, food, and of course, FAMILY (ME!) and FIREWORKS!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
Karla,
A great display of the day coming shortly.
Budd
Popular Poetry (Holidays)
  1.  The Ink Is Dry
  2.  Still Remembering Daddy
  3.  My Christmas Gift
  4.  Christmas Waits
  5.  Woman Found with Heart Missing
  6.  Belsnickle 'ole Yuletide
  7.  Passing on Christmas Love
  8.  When God Became A Baby
  9.  They Give Far More Than They Receive
  10.  In The Way

The Climbing Boy by Mark Lichterman

Once optioned for a movie, now on Kindle also, "The Climbing Boy" is a magical Christmas tale that deserves to become a new Dickens like classic. The Climbing Boy can now..  
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.