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Thundering Falls

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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 Nathan's Free Verse Contest

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  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

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 6:53:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in P.D's "Free Verse~Poem" contest Andrea. Love, Carol"

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 9:21:00 PM

    Congratulations on another big win Andrea. Thre is no stopping you. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 8:25:00 PM

    congrats Andrea for this excellent win of second place for this tremendous writer.. but I luv them all my friend..

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 8:25:00 PM

    Andrea,,,lol.. without even knowing.. you see..i love your poetry~CONGRATUALTIONS! with your free verse poem *^* thank you for supporting my contest ;-) ~ always*PD

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 8:00:00 AM

    Well this goes to my FAVS!-KASHINATH

  1. Date: 3/18/2010 9:20:00 PM

    A wonderful read. It also has a beautiful image a flowing stream in life...Irma

  1. Date: 2/18/2010 6:33:00 PM

    I think of Niagara Falls when I read this....was there a few years back...this is also very romantic...love it...Marty

  1. Date: 2/18/2010 2:34:00 PM

    Dear Andrea, I don’t think I have seen Thundering Falls before. It’s very good, romantic and passionate. Thanks for your nice comment on His Violin. I haven’t entered any contests that I know of because I don’t know how. :) Love, Amy.

  1. Date: 2/18/2010 1:50:00 PM

    h u r r y

  1. Date: 2/18/2010 1:11:00 PM

    PUT some poem in there FAST or the contest will CLOSE ITSELF

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 8:24:00 PM

    I'm getting excited here!

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 5:39:00 PM

    Very descriptive and expressive romantic write. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 5:28:00 PM

    Beautiful poem. it all flows together like a rush of words that belong to you(: -Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 10:50:00 AM

    A beautiful unity of love and nature, Andrea. Very well written. Thanks for sharing. Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 12:33:00 AM

    Thank you for your welcome blog comments today Andrea.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 10:33:00 PM

    The reader's pulse, just as the waterfalls, pounds when reading this amazingly romantic write, Andrea. Great work! As for Survivor, the swimsuit model was rightfully voted off the "heroes" tribe. She brought little to the tribe. James is not likely to fall victim to the feminine wiles of Parvoti again and Russell is as evil as ever. We could talk for hours about this series, my friend. I've watched nearly every episode for the last decade. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 10:25:00 PM

    A nice imagery and fine used of words. This titillates a reader of any age because it echoes the cycle of the life-giving nature to a loving spectators. A very nice concept, Andrea. Appreciate your comments this morning. (^_^) Noel.

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 6:40:00 PM

    A very lovely poem with wonderful resounding refrains in it.. this free verse escapes me .. but u are most prolific in this write... what were the ten words u needed to use to compose this poem? that makes for a good contest..yes? luv.. and thankxxx for your terrific comments my friend on all my poetry reads and your congrats are warmly accepted... thankxxx ..luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 4:30:00 PM

    Ahhh.....can feel the passion in this wonderful poem. This idea would be a wonderful contest, Andrea....giving 10 words that we must use in a poem. How about it? Are you giving that any thought? Great work! ~ Love, Carrie (ps...ha ha...coming from someone who's chicken to sponsor a contest, heh? Yep..that's me!! LOL! )

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 4:08:00 PM

    Beautiful rhythm to this one, Andrea and great imagery. Didn't understand the intro though (you really don't need it ... smile )

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 2:50:00 PM

    Splendid beautiful picture crafted in verse..Wonderful..Charma

  1. Date: 2/16/2010 2:49:00 PM

    Wow, steamy, my afro is aflame by the erotic images that you paint.....:-}...:JP]

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