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Below is the poem entitled THE WIND which was written by poet SYLVIA Coulstock. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Soft and gentle. Tenderly kissing Cheeks and hair. Vieing with the ardour Of the noon day sun To cool the sweated brow. Playful,teasing, Impudently tugging. Breezing along rooftops, Rattling doors and windows. Prying into every nook and cranny. Inquisitive,mischievous Restless and free. Darting through trees With animated chatter. Swaggering through cornfields With cocky gait, Or just drifting with clouds Along a lazy sky... Yet in demonic mood. Unleashing it's tantrum Upon the earth Nature's unruly Petulant child, Thrashing, uprooting, Creating havoc. A tornado of energy With devastation In its wake. Inciting seas With sweeping agitation, Hustling storm clouds Along a black leaden sky. Malevolent, threatening Wearing a mantle of destruction, And conjuring up a storm With a howl of derisive glee... Then when fury is spent Once again still,calm. The merest whisper.. Fanning the landscape With soothing breath. And caressing the earth With a peaceful sigh.

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  1. Date: 1/26/2012 7:40:00 PM
    very well written.. congrats

  1. Date: 1/25/2012 10:34:00 PM
    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. This is a well-written poem.

  1. Date: 1/24/2012 12:05:00 PM
    Congratulations on your featured poem this week Sylvia. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/24/2012 9:12:00 AM
    Very moving and beautifully crafted with awesome imagery. An excellent read. I've added you as a favorite poet. Million thx for sharing and congratulations on your poem being featured here today!

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 6:45:00 PM
    Congrats Sylvia, on your creative write, "The Wind" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 11:15:00 AM
    So many images flash through my mind as I read this wonderful poem.

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 11:43:00 AM
    wonderful words to read my friend thank you [duncan]

  1. Date: 10/9/2010 2:25:00 PM
    What a joy to read Sylvia, poetry at it's finest - go girl >> James :)

  1. Date: 10/7/2010 10:11:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your awesome poetry with us Sylvia. May your days always be filled with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/7/2010 4:56:00 AM
    Now that is poetry,in its ultimate form...great work!

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 4:22:00 PM
    What a wonderful personification of The Wind you have penned , Sylvia