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lightning's dance
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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she has one
moment to
impress the
waiting to
see her grand
is a new
star in the
play; darkness
hides her; the
music builds,
leading up
to her cue--
you're on!--and
lightning makes
her nervous,
entrance; she
leaps from
one end of
the stage to
the other;
back again;
pass she makes,
dancing as
she's been taught,
against the
backdrop of
deepest black
she leaps--and
applause shakes
the skies--God
thunders His

(c) karla dorman, 2003
i was inspired to write this today as
a round of thunderstorms--the first in
almost a month and a half!--passed
through the area.

the lightning was vivid and intense,
but o, so beautiful.

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Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington 8/10/2003
What a wonderful piece. I could see clearly the dancer upon the stage and the second in the sky from your own comment.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/10/2003
this is awesome, karla; the imagery is incredible, and the last verse caught my attention! wonderful write! (((HUGS))) and love, your twin, karen lynn. :(
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 8/10/2003
you have captured lighting's dance well in poem as a ballerina's dance captures her audience
Reviewed by Trixie Love 8/10/2003
Hi Karla,
Oh this was great...
I love watching thunder storms...

How is Karen doing?

Love & Hugs to you both...

Trixie :)
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 8/10/2003
Fantastic imagery in this wonderful write.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/10/2003
Lovely vivid images Karla!!
I was dancing all the way with you!!

I did a "Lighting dance in ballet once...and that was fun!! you took me right back to the good old "Younger" days..

Hope it will cool down soon!!

i am freezing up as i speak!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 8/10/2003
Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/9/2003
You captured the moment beautifully Karla!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 8/9/2003
Wow!!!!!! This was simply amazing awesome piece!!!!! Love the wordings you've used.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 8/9/2003
Nicely done, sweetie. 114 here today. 116 tomorrow. [smiles] I would LOVE a little rain.
Reviewed by Alexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations 8/9/2003
I am awestruck, dear friend! This is marvelous.
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 8/9/2003
We're getting that line of storms now, I think. I posted "Your Footsteps" today at AD but I will be taking some time away to recover now, but I'll be back. You stay inspired, okay?
Jill :)
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 8/9/2003
Most Interestingly So Good!

Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*® 8/9/2003

This is an awesome poem ... thank you!

Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 8/9/2003
Lovely, vivid images, Karla! Keep your head down! :)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 8/9/2003
Beautiful words and the imagery is fantastic. You lived around here you'd get to write those things every single day. LOL
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 8/9/2003
Wow Karla....I am really impressed with this one.
Striking piece!
best wishes always

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