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‘Twas a Wild Wind

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‘twas a wild, wild wind,

a wily, capricious

wind from the west,

its mischievous

spirit wavering, teetering

‘tween destruction and

obstruction – construction

not an option!

thrust and pause,

howling and moaning,

keening and droning

until it slowed to a sighing

as daylight lifted its mood

and its temper subsided

which was all to the good.

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©Denise G Allen, 28 September 2014 12:27

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

10 thoughts on “‘Twas a Wild Wind

  1. Seems a lot like the one we’ve just had! Wild and woolly.

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    • Exactly right, Col. Sidey mentioned on Fb something about a wild wind – and Bob’s your uncle. 😀

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      • I have lost track of Sidey – does she still blog anywhere?

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        • She is on Fb a lot with other (ex?) bloggers and I must admit I also post on there, but not as much as Sidey (Melanie Askeland) or Cindy. Of course I didn’t know them as well as you do and Fb doesn’t use blognames.. If you like, I could jot down some of the names for you and you can ‘friend’ them.

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  2. ha. of course it was good…but like the wind even we need our moments to howl…and sometimes perhaps we should howl a bit more…

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  3. I could feel the wind Denise. Your word choices created cresendo as the winds grew and then subsided. Excellant!

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  4. I really don’t enjoy strong winds, adee. Your very descriptive poem gave me the shivers. 🙂

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