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Before the Storm

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Before the Storm


Before the Storm
   by Amy Swanson, 12/11/2008


Life is strangely still
scent of rain is in the air
animals are listening
Sky becoming dark
wind begins to softly blow
gently whirling leaves play tag
Storm clouds rolling in
thunder rumbles distantly
wind now blowing forcefully
creatures take cover
lightning flashes in the sky
raindrop falls on my window.

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  1. Date: 12/11/2008 9:55:00 AM
    You've inspired me to try this new form! I love your first effort...excellent! It is like the storm we are suppose to have here this weekend...at long last! We needed the rain! ~ Great job, Amy! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 12/11/2008 9:34:00 AM
    Well, being as it is your first try, and by the way I have never even heard of this form LOL I say it is brilliant and has great images within. Awesome job on this, and now, i will have to try one. Love Christie