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Above All That
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Friday, August 19, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Gathering clouds
threaten to rain on my parade
and drown me in depression,
but I just laugh;

thunder and lightning
can't touch the place where I am
and the wind can blow all it wants to:
I ain't gonna change.

I can't be bothered
with just any old storm that wants to
happen along and destroy my mood:
I'm above all that.

So, go away, storm!
I want to enjoy the rainbow and see
the sun break through the clouds ...
You can't have me.

(c) 2005, Karla Dorman.


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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 11/22/2008
Karla,

From the first line to the last, you grab and hold the reader in a phenomenal way!!


Hugs and love,

Lance
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 6/10/2008
After 4 days in the 90's supposed to get bad thunderstorms this afternoon. On edge now and trying not to think about it. Alone I am in house except for cat who will hide under the bed. Hope it does not amount to being as bad as they said it could be on the news. Like the photo and the poetry. This helps me fight my loneliness. It is uplifting as Jane says. Thanks you for sharing and have a nice day. Prayers needed and prayers go out to you too. God will keep you safe and sure.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 8/20/2005
:) Wow, this is so uplifting, you have made me smile and brightened my day, what a true gift that is!
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 8/20/2005
Beautifully uplifting Karla, thanks for sharing...

love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/20/2005
(((Karla)))

Good for you; you just keep your head high, and look to The One who loves you the most! Wonderful write, and the imagery is breathtaking! VEry well done; brava, Poet!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/20/2005
Powerfully uplifting, Karla. I can use that frame of mind right now. Thank you for sharing your gift. Love and peace.

Regis
Reviewed by Chanti Niven 8/20/2005
Dear Karla,
What a great poem. It should be sung and sung out loud to lift the spirits of all who hear. You have a wonderful attitude friend. Keep on smiling!!!
Take care... Chanti
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 8/20/2005
We can't control the weather, but we can control how they affect us. And you managed to curtail this one's temper in a hurry!
You're awesome Karla!

Lisa
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/20/2005
Always have known you were "above all that"...ed
Reviewed by Leah Wilson 8/20/2005
Wow Karla!....I really love this one! Your positive attitude shines right through those clouds, like a ray of sunshine into our lives! Thanks Love, Leah
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 8/19/2005
go make some rainbows in the rain. you may not like stormy weather, but it sure inspires great writing in you! Dawn
Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/19/2005
Excerllent poem Karla! You have quite a knack for storm writing;-)!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Lori Moore 8/19/2005
Speak to that storm. Great write.
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 8/19/2005
Only You Can Have (Save) Yourself...

Your Friend,TRASK
Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/19/2005
Yes sometimes the weather seems to want to dictate or control our own lives and we feel the need to master these fears.

Felix
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 8/19/2005
Thnx Karla for this wonderful poem that has just given me more advice. You, Karen, Tami Ryan, Sheila G, and others have beent hre bringing this little girl out from behind her mommy's apron strings, and into full womanhood. A girl needs the advice of older women so she knows how to be a decent owman when she grows up. And because of all of the advice I have gotten, I am going to be a very decent woman, when I finally grow up. Thnx for sharing sis. May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with always, and at your side constantly. With much love inmy heart, stubborn to a fault, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your still sad and terrified little sister, Barbie

If I have to be this girl in me, Then I may as well be."
Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez 8/19/2005

Karla
with this piece you have definite lifted yourself To the heights
of the lights ......and I hope that you will conitinue walking
in the light . It's great that you acknowledge yourself as
as precious and keep yourelf free from whatever toxic
would try it with you.
Shine On Lady Of the Lights
peace',
Rich Criso Suarez
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 8/19/2005
Excellent poem and graphic
God Bless
Michelle!
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 8/19/2005
Relax, babe, and enjoy nature light show and sound effects, nothing can touch you, laugh in its face. Attaboygirl!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 8/19/2005
Just keep on "singin in the rain" - Karla! Take on those wings and soar above the threatening clouds. I'm always amazed when you get above the clouds in a plane - perspectives are just so different - and that's what you've shown that ol storm tonight - that it's all in the attitude - and you've got it heaps here! :)) He can holler all he wants! You've got brighter horizons to gun for! Love it! TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/19/2005
Yip head up don't let the storm get you down...okay!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by john zimmerman 8/19/2005
Atta girl, kj!

don'r let the storm get you down!


good write!


john+

"we got a S Ontario frog strangler going on right now = 5 cm + in an hour lots of t&l

glorious1
Reviewed by F William Broome 8/19/2005
Karla, My Love - How could you have written this one - knowing how much it says the right thing for me at this time? I thank you from the height of all who love me this day! - Bill
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