the return, or, reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
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i'm back...so is my twin. :-)
reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.
i had a hard time escaping those bright northern lights.
they came, they conquered, they stole my twin sister and i.
we battled against them, but we quickly lost the fight.
they took us away, to the northern climes (where it's cold).
we pleaded with them to take us back where it is warm.
you see, my twin sister and i had forgotten our coats.
for where we live, below zero temps are not the norm.
they laughed in our faces, saying, "you get what you deserve!
we're only following our mistress' instructions.
whistle at us, will you, you will learn your lesson well.
feel our fury! you will face eternal destruction."
they had fun by torturing us with electric shocks.
we escaped, but they found us, quickly strapped us down tight.
being claustrophobic, we did not like it one bit.
they heard me ask my twin sister if she was all right.
they were confused; they'd never encountered this before.
they consulted with kate, they told her what they had seen.
kate whispered something to them, and they all bowed to her.
from red anger, they turned to a lovely healing green.
they saw i loved my twin sister, she loved me, as well.
they said our love for each other is what changed their mind.
they would let us go, but only on one condition.
continue to love each other, to others, be kind.
touching the scorched places on our bodies, sores were healed.
shaking their heads, they asked why we weren't full of hate.
we weren't mad at them, we assured the northern lights.
we forgave them and even forgave their mistress, kate.
she's not a killer, she's really a nice girl at heart.
we've enjoyed becoming her friend, reading what she writes.
if we couldn't return, we'd miss her and author's den.
she was the first to tell us the legend of the lights.
so they gently lowered us back to earth, took us home.
they said we could tell our story when we had returned.
they warned us to warn others not to whistle at them.
don't learn the hard way (like we did): whistle, you'll get burned.
(C) Copy written, 2004, by Karla Dorman.
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|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|OH Karla & Karen, give me a break, what mush, what slush all this love and all that stuff...LOL, be a man and take your death, like that of this guy that got buried in the field of onions...oh thats right hard to be a man when your not, well then let me put it this way, live with it or better yet, die with it...LOL!Now that you have been done by Kate, the mistress of mayhem, you won't have to worry anymore...ed & rufuz|
|Reviewed by Stephanie Suell (Reader)
This was too cute and thank you for the comments on my pieces. I am new to writing and welcome all comments
Your new friend in South Carolina
Stephanie pen name "Virtuous"
|Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader)
|Hahahaha this is to cute Karla!
Glad to know you girls are ok;-)
Very creative poetry!
|Reviewed by William Bonilla
|a wonderful write
|Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
|Oh my gosh..this one is so great Karla....splendid writing..and so glad you survived that serial kate...LOL..blessings to you...floria|
|Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
|glad you all made it out in light Karla. this was a most interesting read. love and cheers. G|
|Reviewed by Simon Thurlow (Reader)
|Aaah...you Kate didn't get you after all !!|
|Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster
|Very talented and interesting write.|
|Reviewed by Lori Moore
|Cute write. Your talent shines.|
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|I agree with Eileen Karla!!
Well done....oops I hope i will be okay..lol!!
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|Karla you really made a lemonade from kates lemon hahaha wonderful story/poem! Good for you we have to get our Kate back from the darkside!|
|Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
|My friend is busy, a lot of people piling up, can't get to you for a long while, keep writing.|
|Reviewed by Kay P Devenish
|This poem was just adorable,I loved it!
Luckily I can't whistle,I try and try but just can't,good thing egh?
ha ha,you have made me smile,thanks.
|Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
|Yes, I'm having the funny feeling too. I keep seeing the Big pencil in the sky. Glad you girls made it, or did you?
|Reviewed by Kate Clifford
|LOL at Ed's remarks :-) Ah sweet Karla you remembered the green healing lights :-) Yes Love does overpower all. When I get settled back in Alberta one of the first things I am going to do is hunt down the book I told you about. Buy three of them, and send two of them to you and Karen. Be forwarned this could take more then a year but it will happen :-)|
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|Karla, sit down for some shocking news. Kate did get you both - you just haven't realized it yet. It took me a few days to realize I was a camel now! But relax, you'll get used to it - eventually - just don't look in the mirror for awhile. Man, was I shocked when I did!|
|Reviewed by john zimmerman
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
This is really clever; you did a BANG UP job on this; Kate is going to LOVE this! (At least I HOPE SO!) I sure did; WONDERFUL writing! BRAVA! *STANDING OVATION* This is among the BEST poems I have ever seen you write!
(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D P.S.: It was nice dying with you....LOL
|Reviewed by Vicky Jeter
|Karla -- this is really cute! Love the title.
Glad you guys had some time away. Love Vicky