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Thundering Falls

Whirling, whirling,
whirling along distinctive paths
originating somewhere farther back,
beyond the crest. . .
foaming frenzied water
(once but mere faint streams
as placid as our souls before we met)
now travels faster, faster,
gaining in strength and intensity.

Beneath the glow of an amber moon,
we, young lovers,
lie where we have fallen
in this jasmine-scented night.
In our rapture, we hear
the rushing streams converge
and make their sudden dip.
Thundering, thundering,
the frothing water falls. . .

Our hearts, like the streams,
have become as one,
pounding, pounding. . .
as the beautiful cascade
plunges
plunges
plunges,
resounding endlessly
inside our heart and mind
this splendid night.

For Skat's Your best free verse poem Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 8/1/2015 9:10:00 PM
    I love a good free verse and your is exceptional.. Congrats on your big win, Andrea!

  1. Date: 7/27/2015 11:05:00 PM
    Awesome pen Andrea! Powerful words n wonderful expressions n here u r at top place dear! Big congrats!

  1. Date: 7/26/2015 9:18:00 PM
    A wonderfully sensual trip through the woods...Congrats on the top spot...deservedly so.

  1. Date: 7/26/2015 5:19:00 AM
    Beautiful poem. Well done in your awesome win :)

  1. Date: 7/26/2015 2:02:00 AM
    Congrats Andrea: See ......you can do Free Verse. A very engaging moment. Hugs SuZ

  1. Date: 7/26/2015 12:59:00 AM
    Awesome poem ,awesome win congratulations Hugs Eve

  1. Date: 7/25/2015 10:53:00 PM
    Andrea, I love this poem. You shook me from start to end. An awesome, win. I said AWESOME, BECAUSE YOU AND THIS POEM ARE AWESOME..... PS... The title was the best as well... Love SKAT

  1. Date: 7/25/2015 10:49:00 PM
    Great first place win my friend! Congrats on presenting this free verse gem. Closing stanza , solid gold! A7

  1. Date: 7/25/2015 10:17:00 PM
    Wow...a romantic free verse from you Andrea! You did a splendid job on this, even though you say you don't write free verse well. I am convinced you can write in any form well! Congrats on your number One spot Andrea!

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich
    Date: 7/26/2015 10:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks so much what you said about my free verse. I feel so insecure with it and wish I could more often write in this way.
  1. Date: 7/25/2015 7:36:00 PM
    Andrea, I just stopped by to say congratulations on your top win:-)Alexis

  1. Date: 7/25/2015 7:08:00 PM
    a real jewel Andrea big congrats on a fine win hugs

  1. Date: 7/25/2015 4:54:00 PM
    one word - WOW!many congrats my friend:-) hugs Jan xx7

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 6:22:00 AM
    Everything about this is fantastic...so good, Andrea...Congrats!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 5:31:00 PM
    Andrea, . your poem is amazing! I love it;-)! Congratulations on your wonderful win in Nathan's contest~ always*LINDA

  1. Date: 2/26/2012 6:00:00 AM
    found it at last!, love this, you are one very talented lady. harry.

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 1:12:00 PM
    phewww....summer's come early this year I think 'cuz I'm sweatin'....another great write, another great win. Congrats Andrea.

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 11:58:00 AM
    Congrats Andrea on a super win!! Loved how you equated love to the falling waterfall, excellent metaphor.. repeating the words gave this an added beauty and also emphasizing the effect. nice weekend...

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 9:29:00 AM
    Awww, a very sweet poem of your others. This made me flowerish :). Congrats on the win, Andrea.

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 8:03:00 AM
    very sensous one ...very enchanting one... congrats on the win Andrea...~sashi

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 6:58:00 AM
    Perfectly used metaphor and sooo sensual. Another super write Andrea. Congrats, Craig

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