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Comes a Wind

Thirsting, thirsting. . . shriveled earth suffocates in summer’s dearth, yearns for rain clouds’ forthwith bursting: Shriveled earth. . . thirsting, thirsting. Browning, browning in their beds, flowers parched hang low their heads. Daffodils once bright are frowning in their beds, browning, browning. Dying, dying – every field, withering, to fate must yield. All the world is sadly crying, every field – dying, dying. . Whirling, whirling, comes a wind arid and undisciplined. Stagnant heat, pent-up – unfurling, comes a wind, whirling, whirling. Whipping, whipping through each plain (while ignored are prayers for rain), final blows come swiftly ripping through each plain, whipping, whipping. Burning, burning. . . August’s lust leaves us nothing but the dust, and soon to dust we’ll be returning: August’s lust – burning. . . . burning. (Swap Quatrain form, not listed at Soup)

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  1. Date: 8/20/2015 11:21:00 PM
    Andrea.. What a beautifully descriptive dark write. You mastered Linda's contest and took home the win.. Congrats!

  1. Date: 8/17/2015 11:14:00 AM
    Congrats Andrea! Amazing write n wonderful form!

  1. Date: 8/16/2015 9:49:00 PM
    LOL, I read the comment on the bottom. I wish I would have read it when you made the typo or putting whatever in the wrong spot.... LOL... I'm teasing... Congrats on your win. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/15/2015 12:27:00 PM
    Andrea, I really love this poem; the form and...Just do. Barbara

  1. Date: 8/15/2015 11:10:00 AM
    Great write Andrea, love the repeats, gives intensity.

  1. Date: 8/14/2015 7:52:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, you are a amazing writer. Thanks for opening my eyes to a whole new world of poetry. Congrats on your win:-) Alexis

  1. Date: 8/14/2015 7:06:00 PM
    Andrea, i enjoyed this but got lost a bit... ""For the My Days Are Dark Poetry Contest of PD,"" when reading it before i got to the end of the poem. ??? :) Congratulations on your awesome win. Stop by my latest blog "Poem for One Victim" if you'd like or have time. Always & Forever ~LINDA~

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich
    Date: 8/14/2015 9:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    oops,that was a damn TYPO, PD. It got put in the WrONG spot. I will go fix it now.
  1. Date: 4/12/2014 8:36:00 AM
    Way to go Andrea. Interesting form. love the repetition and wind-like rhythm of this one.

  1. Date: 4/10/2014 10:05:00 PM
    This is why you're the contest queen.. congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 4/10/2014 11:13:00 AM
    congrats on win Andrea, very good imagery

  1. Date: 4/10/2014 7:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on (y)our win my dearest ,Andie!!! :O)) ..it is a beautiful poem .... the best one from your collections!! ^_^

  1. Date: 4/10/2014 7:09:00 AM
    Congrats on a great win Andrea

  1. Date: 4/9/2014 9:50:00 PM
    LOL.... I DON'T KNOW, I JUST LOVE THIS.... SKAT

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:43:00 PM
    This is very nice with all those words swirling ;} yes that I'll say good-by, romance was short & sweet too. Was 18 when I met him, a yr later I said I had to go. In the poem it made it sound like 10 years.yup, it was short and sweet ;}

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 10:44:00 AM
    What a beautiful way to do a poem. Never heard of swap quatrain before but now I'm inspired to give it a try. Many congrats to you. -- Sean

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 7:17:00 PM
    Congratulations Andy!!! This is awesome and I love the form!! Well done!! Love you bunches deb

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 4:17:00 PM
    ANDREA, A FINE WINNING POEM.... :-) , Congratulations in ANNE'S "any poem goes" contest. Take care~ Linda

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 11:10:00 AM
    I meant late summer crazy me still sleepy

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 11:09:00 AM
    Like this autumn poem. Cheer up spring is coming! Jen

  1. Date: 3/22/2013 6:33:00 AM
    Wow, melodic throughout and an awesome finish that shares mankind with nature. Congrats on the win!

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