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The Evil Spirit

off west Africa rising from the ocean’s warmth. . . a white ghost awakes thunder on the edge of the spirit’s calm cold eye. . . wickedness surges vomiting hard rains the spirit whirls insanely. . . trees below tremble unprotected souls scream inside a blast of sand. . . clothes caught on bushes strong structures shatter by the time the spirit winds down. . . mercy washed away (according to one source, the word hurricane has a Carib origin meaning God of Evil.) For the Hurricanes -Only Haiku Poetry Contest of SandyIvy Davis

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  1. Date: 5/16/2015 11:28:00 AM
    this one is good Andrea.

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 6:30:00 PM
    Nice one Andrea ;} I need to learn to write better haiku's. I used to always write about the ocean waves, as teenager. Thank you for reading Sun and Moon,,,, it was spur of the moment . I like the way you wrote this one.

  1. Date: 12/25/2012 4:35:00 PM
    imaginative and vivid! great write! (from someone in EAST Africa!)

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 6:43:00 PM
    Wow! This is very spooky..and visual too.. Great write..Thanks for your comments on my poem..Hugs, Holly

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 7:39:00 AM
    Enjoyed the story line! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 6:19:00 AM
    I'm glad I clicked on this one. You wrote a great series of haiku to describe the God of Evil (that storm was evil for sure). Enjoyed your poem. -- Sean

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 7:29:00 PM
    Congrats on your win Just why am I not surprised? Talent takes it all

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 5:11:00 PM
    Yes that was one big storm and you did an excellent write with these series of haiku. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 9:33:00 AM
    Excellent poem of the picture of hurricanes damage. Good luck always and loved always, bl

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 6:12:00 PM
    Joyful poem with intensive mood and 6th senses. Lovely and enriching.

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 3:51:00 PM
    I see a winner here Andrea, congrats. the 3rd one's my fav. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 8:42:00 AM
    Andrea; This is very good. I like the last stanza. Good luck in the contest. Lucilla

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 6:23:00 PM
    Andrea, :-) CONGRATULATIONS!!! Enjoyed stopping by to read all the hurricane haiku... every winner on this list had a mind blowing image... take care~ Always* PD

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 3:01:00 PM
    awesome write, my friend - and very clever to use the Caribbean meaning of hurricane

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 4:24:00 PM
    very fitting write for this time So nice to be reading you today... hugs Michael

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 4:02:00 PM
    Amzaing Haikus, Andrea. No wonder they brought victory to you in the Hurricanes Contest. Heartiest congrats. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 3:43:00 PM
    congrats Andrea,wonderful write

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 3:27:00 PM
    Well Andrea this write was sure a power with its Hurry-caning... plus an extra blast of explaining...L O L.) You'll not find me complaining..." I think I'll head west' fore the winds a'changing that 'ole optimist track maybe worth another contemplating.."

    Maverick Avatar Joe Maverick
    Date: 11/9/2012 3:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    A congrats on the win.."
  1. Date: 11/9/2012 2:24:00 PM
    Super work - all but the chicken bones. Love, daver

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 10:34:00 AM
    Hey Andrea,Congrats on the win!!