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House in the Storm

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House in the Storm

The storm wages on within the dark sky Dark grey clouds have erupted there within Rain does spurt downward nailing the soft ground Damaging that of nature and my skin It’s hard to see ahead to that old house With just a single dim light on upstairs To frighten those onlookers in the dark Evil seems to ooze out of the yard lairs Lightning strikes illuminating the yard I see only grass there, nothing special Nothing fearful was expressly shown there The imagination is quite loyal I was ashamed that I thought bad was there It was only a place of happiness Beauty was here even in the downpour I stand in the rain, with real stupidness Always the rain brings interest deep inside Whether or not it’s near a house that’s strange Or in a field of grass that looks so fine I love the rain, the glory on the range
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 10/12/2013 6:49:00 PM

    Things look more ominous in the rain, or in the dark, than they do in the bright light of day. We should always remember, the fear is just in our head! Great message in this poem!!

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 3:29:00 PM

    Who minds the rain when it washes away all bad feelings and angst? At last a beautiful poem of the bright side of life! Great work, Russell!

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 1:12:00 PM

    this is a grreat twist, russel, with touches of mystery alluding once again to the tapping of Hallow's pane... vigorous, ravihing!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 12:49:00 PM

    Ha Ha, you drew me down the Garden path and fooled me Russell. Bravo!

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 12:47:00 PM

    Rain has a way of making us see things in different lights. we can see evil or we can see good. I love this thought provoking poem Russell.

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 12:20:00 PM

    Nice twist in this poem Russell. Once again you mastered a great Halloween delight. Hugs and love, Gail

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 12:08:00 PM

    Hi Russell; I enjoyed the poem - it was not too scarey. Thanks for sharing.... Lucilla....... Soup Mail

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 5:59:00 AM

    Well, I am glad that the scary house turned out to not be haunted..Wild imaginations can build up quite a story..Thanks for the visits to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 5:42:00 AM

    Russell hi so good i love the way you do scarey can see the house made spooky by the storm and yet also a haven Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 12:02:00 AM

    I don't mind a storm.... Russell, thank you for the epic illuminating imagery... once again.. I don't mind a storm... awesome imagery, if one is not afraid of thundering... goodnight... Linda