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Lighthouse and the Turbines

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Lighthouse and the Turbines

Striking beauty reflects from the ocean Lighthouse pours out its light on the water Playing with its powers it shines so bright In the dark, light tends to make things greater Nearby are some turbines collecting wind Some old, some new, of which serve a purpose Beauty of their form brings certain nostalgia Being with the lighthouse is a bonus There comes a time when a storm does arrive And the lighthouse is sure extra special Burning the night sky it pours out its light And during this time the turbines struggle Turbines spin so fast it’s hard to control They still remain together, a strong form The lighthouse is proud, giving off its light Guiding all to be wary of this storm The wind turbines bring the lighthouse its light Beautiful pair is what they have become Both are needed during path of the storm If one falters they’re like worthless poems
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 2/14/2013 9:23:00 PM
    Russell , Stopping by with sincere thanks for your kind comments. It is appreciated more than words or can say... Wishing you the best Valentine's Day YET! Always & Forever :-) LINDA .

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 8:53:00 PM
    Russel; This is a great poem you have written. Light houses. are beautiful. My sister has a home on an island. Ther is a big light house there. She collects light houses. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 12:38:00 PM
    Enjoyed this read, my friend. Image and thoughts rolled in with the storm as well as in fair weather. I liked the finish too... my mind often falters, but the pencil is always willing !! lol

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 9:33:00 PM
    Love your thoughts and your seeing the beauty in things. Awesome, Russell!

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 3:42:00 PM
    Ahhh yes dependability is a treasure all its own... this is a nice one....

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 3:01:00 PM
    A hoy el capitano , we have some wind turbines on lake Ontario, thanks for sharing this beautiful aquatic verse, xxx

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 2:42:00 PM
    Russell, this is just gorgeous! - Thank you for visiting my poem: "Love-Sweet - Love" - Have a beautiful weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)