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DREADING A TEMPEST

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DREADING A TEMPEST



From high above, the tempest growls A maddened ghost below, rattling the mast; Cliff-hanging between life and doom My fate near water’s edge, aghast This shadow dimming one lone star. Through smog, a fair maiden appears Long the tresses, eyes made of green, Oh, Eurybia casts a bold dare Within ticks, wreck of sea redeemed; To calm the dread upon my face. Ahead I lay on tips of shore The buoyant glide of milder waves Is tamed, as siren’s drawl allures, That even ravaged ghost behaves While steering me by the coast, she leaves. I wake to feel a heady scent Lips tasting salt of restful night, Away from ghostly hunts that infest; Till crystal rays snap dream’s delight Yet in my thoughts, her mystique heaves. *Eurybia (Yu-wriy-bi-yah)--- Greek goddess of the mastery of the seas, including the rise of the constellations, seasonal weather, and the power of the winds. For Giorgio V.'s Fantasy! (Allegory - Symbol) Contest by nette onclaud

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 8:04:00 PM
    A very mysterious and interesting poem, Nette! I enjoyed this wonderful write! Congratulations on your well deserved win!...Thank you for the kind congrats on my poem. I appreciate it very much!

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 6:10:00 PM
    Nette, . ;) Congratulation, on your winning fantasy poem... Sending Smiles. *LINDA*

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 1:05:00 PM
    Congrats on a beautiful poem and win! :) G.

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 11:42:00 AM
    Nette---Such a beautiful fantasy piece and many congrats on your fine win! Lovely, Julie :-)

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 11:58:00 PM
    Congratulations on the fine win, nette

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 2:56:00 PM
    This poems has an errie flavor about it that appeals to my dark side i enjoyed the write and it's criptic feel to it. Very cool write here great job. and I'm glad you enjoy my write thank you for the comment. cheri

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 9:04:00 AM
    delightfully beautiful piece

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 6:09:00 AM
    hi Nette you have captured well a tempest. lovely write Ty for your review on Men I have been ill so am far behind on answering remarks. Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 6:55:00 PM
    This is a charming write, full of delight all throughout, I love this my friend! I truly enjoyed reading this amazing poem here this evening! What a powerful piece, fantastic Nette, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 1:51:00 PM
    For a moment I was transported to story land with a siren and ghost living in my mind. A thrill of a poem!

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 11:53:00 AM
    This enchanted me no end......How captivatingly beautiful......

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 11:26:00 AM
    A great picture of wind's action. You do always excellently, my lovely friend. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 9:02:00 AM
    Absolutely wonderful! Some very gripping lines. Great story!

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 8:38:00 AM
    The range of your language is really powerful. A surreal, out-of this-world experience for me.Thank you!

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 8:21:00 AM
    You have maintained nice rhythm, nette

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 8:15:00 AM
    Beautiful poem, Nette. Enjoyed. hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 8:07:00 AM
    - Love your beautiful poem Nette, this was very special! - Have a relaxed Sunday .... tomorrow is Monday .... work calls! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 7:30:00 AM
    Excellent. Well penned. Enjoyed. Trf

  1. Date: 11/3/2013 7:10:00 AM
    I can hear you reading this! Nette! Thanks! Jimbo