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wrestling a thunderstorm (revised, repost)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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Thunderstorms frighten me, but they
are beautiful sources of inspiration.

Two giant cumulonimbus clouds
circle each other warily.  They
are the powerhouses, the strongest,
most evenly matched of the wrestlers.

     ~~~~~     ~~~~~     ~~~~~

They test each other, with lightning-quick
feints; lean into each other, vying
for advantage.  They meet head-on in
a collision that is seen and heard.

     ~~~~~     ~~~~~     ~~~~~

Each impact is outlined in scarlet
red in the darkening skies; each fall
registers on the Richter scale; gusts
of wind are purged from the burdened mat.

     ~~~~~     ~~~~~     ~~~~~

Their perspiration falls as rain; shouts
thunder from the battling contestants.
Neither wants to concede.  Suddenly,
one hits the mat--the storm is over.


(C) Copy written, 2003; Revised, 2004, by Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by M.Bennett Hooper (Mikii)
Excellent write Karla my very first visual on this.{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}don't be skeered. Mikii
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Fantastic and very creative write!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
INteresting analogy, Karla, I find it to be a most intelligent one indeed...Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Christine Morell
I remember this one Karla ...it was excellent then as now. A very powerful poem.
Love
~Chrissie xx
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
As soon as I see cumulon I hope for a great nature storm, gggreat stuff..
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Karla,This is a great one, whenever one reads it!I love your
concept and the way you delivered it.With a great one two punch!
Knockout!!!;-)
Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader)
I remember this one from before
so I guess that is a good thing because
it was so good before to remain in memory
and now it is even more precise and powerful
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
I just love the Idea of the thunderstorm fight!!

It gives it so much more power....punch.....Whooma!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
LOL at leland's review

(((Karla)))

This reminds me of a WWF match; could just picture the storm fightin' it out in the ring! wow, what imagery; AWESOME poem! You are gettting better and better all the time; it's gettin' harder to figure out just what you may pull out of your magical pen next...truly enjoyed this "stormy" write!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip
What a beautiful concept and expression of it, Karla. Excellent write!
Now my experience is that both Tstorms would collaborate and pound the daylights out of me instead of each other! LOL
Best regards and hugs, doggone it!
Leland
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