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The spirit of water

Find me in the surge of the seas
Find me in the stillness of the lake 
Find me in the flow of the river 
find me in every cloud shape
Find in me the power to shape a stone
Find in me the relief of parched throats
Find me in the sorrow of a tear
Find me in the hiss of a doused fire
Find me frozen in a huge glacier
Find me in the dewdrop of a flower
Find me swirling in a hot cup of tea
Find me in IV
Find me happiest when I come down as rain 
For I am pure then sanctified by the heavens
Each day you see me touch me 
but do you feel my pain?
You, use me abuse me, dam me, pollute me,
leave me….
For you know I’ll come back as rain again.

Motif: Nature

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  1. Date: 2/5/2014 12:35:00 AM
    IT impressed me too and congrats on the win, afroze

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 8:26:00 AM
    Your imagination brought to reality is just lovely. Kathy

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 10:44:00 AM
    wow this is very well written. thank you for sharing

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 12:54:00 AM
    This is great Afroze...very creative..thanks for sharing

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 3:44:00 AM
    wow, you did a very interesting approach to this contest. It reminds me of "list poem" style. effective and interesting to read. Great closing line!