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Only the Critters Stayed

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Only the Critters Stayed

            Lights out, lights out!in the run about, the critte
            rs flee to me. Storm, blazing lightening, air too w
             arm  My friends with fur feel a curse On the wi
              nd- a sense of berzerk Huddling together, kit
               ty close for good measure Ozone green, bir
                ds stop the preen Feels like a train is 
                 gliding by, so close nigh Rumble the 
                  ground before the sound The animal
                   s knew-I had no clue. we shudder 
                   in this shack back to back. A -
                    growl here, a hiss there, out
                     A banshee on the wind, mak
                        es me want to flee Ye
                          t the TWISTER keeps
                             us here, shaking me
                                 nagerie Slamming ra
                               in above our h
                           eads- Oh the d
                         read! Here we
                             must stay
                              - as buildings
                                 rock and sw
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  1. Date: 3/29/2014 4:35:00 PM
    How true only the critters stay behind... SKAT

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 9:07:00 PM
    Amy, your poem is the essence of what this contest was all about. Congrats on content and style!!

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 8:33:00 AM
    A very nice shape poem, Amy! Congratulations on your win. Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 9:25:00 PM
    Very clever creation, Congrats on the fine win, amy

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 7:17:00 PM
    Totally made to be danger in creating... Congratulations on the win Amy Green... Enjoyed this a heap... Verlena

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 6:56:00 PM
    Amy, awesome poem that really suits your form, I enjoyed it. Congratulations on your win!