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Thirsting Season
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, January 23, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Not a drought buster, the inch of rain that fell; but O, so appreciated...thank you for the prayers. :)


raising their hands in
praise, grass shoots accept blessing
in the form of rain;

it's been a long time;
their population has been
thinned by flames and drought;

distant memories,
as they gratefully drink of
the living waters.

(c) 2006, Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Mary Lynn Plaisance 1/28/2006
I'm so glad that you got some rain! It was bad seeing all of those fires. Love the write! HUGS -- Mary Lynn~
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*ģ 1/24/2006
Spiritually mesmerizing!

Love & Light,
Joseph

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/24/2006
Just plain wonderful Karla!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 1/24/2006
You really have captured the moment Karla, great write!
love and peace to you...

Carole
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/24/2006
The living waters are truly a blessing - glad you at least got a little bit of them.
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 1/24/2006
Hopefully more of that precious H2O will befall you. Well done
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 1/23/2006
Grass and women have been said to soften the outline of the hard world. I am inclined to believe this. You filled in the outline quiet nice, Karla. Shooting up there!

Sage
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 1/23/2006
Tight stuff, Karla. Better and better.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 1/23/2006
Wonderful to see that in the Spring, eh?
A renewal. Well said.

Best,
Elizabeth
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/23/2006
The miricle of dry land is within the life that begins as one quenchs its thirst.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 1/23/2006
This is a good format and that first image hangs with the reader throughout of the uplifted hands, great work.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/23/2006
Now I can understand the statement or name better of Sweet Grass and all it's implications as you have been telling us in your previous writes on draught.

Felix
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/23/2006
I hope and pray you get more soon! This is another great piece Karla! You have the subject well in hand;-)

Eileen
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 1/23/2006
wish we could give you a little more from here, as my roof is wearing under the weight of water... love your opening - I could feel the joy at thirst quenched. I know the thirsting season and how the burn of the sun fades when I drink the living water. really wonderful poem, Karla. Dawn
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/23/2006
Good to hear, this has been a tough few months for a lot of folks, that is for sure. How you like that sexy photo?
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/23/2006
And those green shoots are just so precious when they first appear. You have given that "parched" feel marvellously and makes me feel incredibly thirsty... and leave me longing for spring! :)) TY LOL Kate xx
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/23/2006
Karla,

Good to see the rain again, even if it wasn't enough to break the drought conditions; still, it is better than NO rain at all, like it's been as of late! Very well done; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :)



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