A tribute to Leonora G

~ Yolanda was--her name ~    Featuring:) Leonora Galinta

From a hell storm,
A mighty she-devil took on its form
Like a woman scorn ascending from the sea
Haiyan whipped across the central Philippines,
A deadly typhoon, maximum winds of around 315 
Terrorizing the fragile mind before making landfall
Hitting with the center eye off from her hostility 
A merciless turbulence that came and changed everything

Like a Massive Storm  
She comes in as the wise thief of the day and night, 
In her notorious gust of rage roars in disguise of thunder, 
With the company of her own knight of darkness, 
Raze all in a blast of waves wherever her path crosses, 
Ruining one of the cities down to a devastation in the land
“Pearl of the Orient Seas.” 

A mighty tempest in a woman’s name…. Yet, 
A disgrace with more than an immortal man in strength, 
Nature devouring nature itself 
Including her stewards and stewardesses
An unmerciful encroachment, robbing, killing adults and children. 

Yolanda, so cruel in her evil walloping!
A guest left smiling,
Engraving echoes of tears, from every single mourn
Vain, wicked, and colorless -no other air’s compare 
The lives she stole, one heart at a time
Pouring down the most nauseating rain, 
The pain is dissenting with everyone-- everywhere.
The bully of wind, invading sands of serenity

Unknowingly, far beyond your back----------------------------
Everybody will be summoning up more than your strength- 


Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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Date: 8/17/2015 9:58:00 PM
Linda.. I salute you for your fabulous winning tribute to Leonora!
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Date: 8/11/2015 9:28:00 PM
Good morning beloved poet sis of mine! I'm still speechless...words seems not enough for me to express what I feel right now seeing you honoring me with this poem of ours in a tribute contest. So honored, overwhelmed and humbled at the same time, etc.. I will lovingly treasure You and this very precious gem deep in my Heart. You are a super talented poet and you're always and forever My Number 1. TYTYSM! Warm CONGRATULATIONS on your Win! My Warmest Hugs and Cheers! love lots forever sis-BFF, Leo
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Date: 8/10/2015 12:31:00 AM
Lovely tribute to a sweet poetess PD! Congrats on big win!
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Date: 8/8/2015 10:21:00 PM
:) I like your thinking.... SK
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Date: 8/8/2015 5:40:00 PM
a wonderful poem many congrats:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 8/8/2015 9:36:00 AM
Is is a work of art! She is a deserving subject and a truly sweet soul. Congratulations on your win.
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Date: 8/8/2015 8:39:00 AM
An excellent poem Linda...congrats
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Date: 7/5/2015 10:16:00 PM
Wow I really like this it's so deep like u can feel the emotion in it I gotta go for now and def gonna come read more of your writing Christi
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Date: 4/18/2015 10:19:00 AM
Amazing are your poems. They encourage me to continue and write more! Keep writing the most beautiful verses yet uttered :)
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Date: 9/14/2014 7:28:00 PM
added, done, done and done. been a little sick. low in energy or would get more done.
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Date: 8/1/2014 6:42:00 PM
Linda, this is such a good poem.. full of emotions... I'm from the Philippines and I can feel every emotion you want to express.... I really hope we can be friends.....
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Date: 7/9/2014 7:30:00 AM
Hi Linda! Another great write, metaphorically speaking. Strong, deep, expressive. You turn a tragic situation into an object of awe. regards to Leo // paul
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Date: 6/23/2014 8:51:00 PM
Linda, I should never expect to read less then Excellent from you. I enjoyed this powerful piece my friend. Take care, Jess :)
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Date: 6/23/2014 8:52:00 PM
What I mean, is..everything I read of yours so far has been awesome :)
Date: 6/19/2014 8:42:00 PM
I love, especially nature devouring itself and its stewards and stewardesses... Very emotional powerful write, Linda.. Hugs.. Arlene..
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Date: 6/10/2014 11:17:00 PM
Riding the train to work looking for some good poetry....I looked in the right spot....hugs Tim
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Date: 5/1/2014 12:34:00 PM
The action and emotion in this poem make it great. Nice job!
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Date: 4/24/2014 11:23:00 AM
I enjoyed this
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Date: 4/16/2014 9:22:00 AM
i have only three words to describe it : WOW!!!
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Date: 3/7/2014 4:14:00 AM
great stuff Houstonian :P
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Date: 2/6/2014 5:20:00 AM
Awesome poem
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Date: 1/29/2014 9:47:00 AM
going back over some of your recent poetry, well i do not need to emulate what i see in the comments,,,but from my heart you are special,,,so much so,,poetry needs you,,if only to be told as it is,,,,,
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Date: 1/25/2014 3:49:00 PM
Very powerful. No holding back here , You embraced the wind and spoke the truth.
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Date: 1/23/2014 9:08:00 PM
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Date: 1/23/2014 2:19:00 AM
Awesome display of applying persona to Nature Linda, Leonora, the metaphors are so heavy with emotional attitude, a truly selfish and cruel demonstration of her power, seemingly aimless, and total, reckless ego in a way. The genius of this write is how unmistakably visceral it becomes, like Nature Herself. Masterpiece. A FAV., art worth studying PD. J.A.B.
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Date: 1/14/2014 9:56:00 AM
thankyou on your comments...by the way your poetry is eyond my poor comprehension. goodluck
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