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S t u b b o r n
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Thursday, June 28, 2007
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Thoughts on the Texas flooding.

We're safe--for now.


... More rain.  Raining, even
as I write.  Cities are
under orders to get
out, evacuate; Six
Flags now a water park;
snakes, not in a plane, but
in the wet; people in
trees with fire ants to keep
them company; kids swept
away ... it's the same sad
news on the news.  Thought this
was the local, not the
Weather -- the weather is
the news.  Other places
burning, turning into
desert.  That was us, last
year:  prayed for rain, now look
what we've got:  too damn much.
Yesterday, tornado
warnings on top of flood;
rained deep into the night;
a break 'til a little
while ago:  p  o  u  r  i  n  g.  Two
inches an hour.  They say,
"Turn around, don't drown."  Hard
to do when the pattern.
Won't.  Change.  Perhaps next week.
Nature being s t u b b o r n .....

(c) 2007, Karla Dorman (6/27)

 

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Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 7/1/2007
you folks are really getting drenched-stay as dry as possible
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 6/30/2007
Mother Nature is one thing man has not figured how to change yet. sorry for the lose of so many with flooding and others with none in sight. hang in there. lady j
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 6/30/2007
You all are going through so much there! It makes one wonder what the world is coming too...We got much needed rain yesterday, but still need lots more....M
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 6/29/2007
Hope Y'all ok Girls, the weather patterns are crazy arent they. We got bad flooding too, over the border, where our Murray River that winds through three states was drying up....it's awash now, not that we are complaining but many are losing their homes n lifes too.
My heartfelt prayers are with you both.
Love n hugs
Ch'erie
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/29/2007
I think old Mother Nature has decided to remind us, once again, who the Boss is. Stay Dry, and this, too, shall pass.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/29/2007
Karla,

(((Warm Hugs))) and best wishes to you and Karen both. I'll keep you and the poor unfortunates in my prayers. You've been through the wringer my friend. I have to admire your strength and fortitude.
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 6/28/2007
Wow...ain't that some schit.
We can't buy rain here in the southeast

Walt
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 6/28/2007
My love and prayers are with you sweet lady,Hugssss
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/28/2007
I'll say she is stubborn! Well, I am just waiting for my beach front property to come to me, Good write, very well done!

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 6/28/2007
Wow, I watched the news this morning they showed footage of Texas, it was hard to believe! Thought of you and Karen, hope you are both safe. Hope the weather gets better so you can enjoy a bit of peace and quiet. You know you mentioned that you prayed for rain...this reminded me of advise that my grandmother always gave us...she told us to be careful what we prayed for, that we just might get it! Great write, very powerful! Stay safe dear friend!
Blessings,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 6/28/2007
I saw the flooding and swirling dangerous waters devastating Texas. It's awful. I pray for you two and pray that the rain only comes in moderation after it finally stops.
keep safe Dear Ones.
Love,
Susan
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 6/28/2007
My prayers are with you, and my hopes for you are high.
Reviewed by Joyce Devenish 6/28/2007
First drought, then fire, then rain, and then? Your poem tells the story. Good one Karla...LOL...JDM
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/28/2007
Saw it on the weather channel, Texas is really in a terrible weather pattern, they said another week of it...I pray it will lessen and hope you guys stay safe!

Love,
ET
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/28/2007
Mom Nature is truly catching some kinda tantrum!!

Pissing a ranting in a stuborn rage..even on this side of the world!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 6/28/2007
Hang on, dear ones, Hang on in there... One moment it WILL change, and we never know when that moment will come. xxxxxxxx
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/28/2007
Mother Nature like all women can certainly have a stubborn streak and not cooperate when it comes to the weather but I guess that also keeps us from getting bored...lol

Fee
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 6/28/2007
This sounds horrible, Karla. I pray for your safety. Your brother and friend in Africa.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/28/2007
Rain, rain, go away..don't come back--for a while at least, a loooooooong while!" *grins* You capture the frustrations many Texans are feeling about the weather pattern. You are so right about how it rains here: we either don't get any, or we get too much at once!" Ain't it the truth!! Very well penned; brava! Here's hoping the sun will come out tomorrow! LOL

(((HUGS))) and much love, your damp twin, Karen Lynn. :D *quack" Oops! Must be the duck emerging from me! LOL
Reviewed by D Johnson 6/28/2007
Good luck and stay safe...

Peace,
Dan



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