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Storm Tantrum

Wild hoof beats rumble this night, and rattle my window panes
The day had not noticed that dark clouds tiptoed in on bobcat feet
Stomping feet, like a spoiled child, a storm vents, cries, then flees

For the "On Your Feet" Contest
Sponsor: Nette Onclaud
By Carrie Richards 1/29/12

Copyright © Carrie Richards

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  1. Date: 2/2/2012 5:01:00 PM
    congrats on your win carrie, this is a stunning sijo, full of startling imagery and metaphor, great work :-)

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 8:15:00 AM
    it's all about imagery, content and the flow leading to a surprise ending.. congrats, carrie.. great work! :)huggs!

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 2:35:00 AM
    Congratulations Carrie x

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 2:17:00 AM
    Congrats Carrie on your win in the contest.Beautiful Sijo.

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 7:21:00 PM
    I honestly love this....soooooo much! Ha! How I get sooooo annoyed when bobcats stomp our roof! Congratulations, Ms. Carrie! And thanks sooo much for your sweet message of felicitations on my piece!

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 5:44:00 PM
    Congratulations on your great write. Jon

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 4:37:00 PM
    Carrie, Over the top again, love everyone but I think the best here..Craig

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 3:43:00 PM
    This one was outstanding with its metaphor. congrats, Carrie.

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 3:09:00 PM
    ahhh finally a verse which solidly stands on its own outside the contest formate number 1 for me/Congrad's on your win! Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 12:47:00 PM
    Great personified poetry, congrats. Carrie, love,vie

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 11:25:00 AM
    I like this a lot Carrie. Very descriptive. Congratulations

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 9:11:00 AM
    congrats Carrie on an excellent win for this tremendous piece.. felt every step of that bobcat and the storm luv..

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 5:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Nette's "On Your Feet" contest Carrie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/30/2012 9:09:00 AM
    I love this, "The day had not noticed that dark clouds tiptoed in..." What a wonderful metaphor :)

  1. Date: 1/30/2012 7:40:00 AM
    marvellous.....typical of you...... highly skilled and of luck in the contest Carrie

  1. Date: 1/30/2012 4:27:00 AM
    classy write, jag

  1. Date: 1/29/2012 10:02:00 PM
    WOW, knowing Nette and her love of imagery, this one will be a chart topper!!

  1. Date: 1/29/2012 9:59:00 PM
    Very creative and wonderful metaphors, Carrie!! Love it! Lots of luck in the contest! Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 1/29/2012 8:28:00 PM
    I love the imagery in this, Carrie. Great write. Best wishes in the contest. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 1/29/2012 7:39:00 PM