Friday, March 10, 2017

{the wind} 10/31 #sol17


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The gust of wind
whipped the leftover brown leaves about
like the worries scattered in my mind

The rush of wind
s
  w
 i   r
l
 e
 d 
anything and everything it could capture
like the anxieties twisting inside 

The surge of wind

                                   high
flew up            and then quickly dove down 
                                                                       low
like the surprise of a roller coaster of emotions

The burst of wind

BLASTED the bitter cold air through
like the unexpected words to my heart

The breath of wind
s l o w l y  swayed and finally came to a silent rest
as my eyes began to close and calm settled over me


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We have had several very windy, gusty days as of late.
As I observed the wind and anything that traveled with it,
I noticed the comparison to our emotions that we hold inside.




8 comments:

  1. Your formatting is so awe inspiring. I love the words going up and down and all around! So very visual.

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  2. The way you placed your words made me feel like as if I were a part of the wind swirling and blowing. Yes, our emotions do resemble the blowing wind. Love ya, Mom

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  3. Love the result of your experimentation. You are a poet though and through.

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  4. This was cool, Michelle. I loved the way you formatted the words and tied them into emotions also. Nice job

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  5. Wind and worries, who would of thought they were related? Love the way they mix together and you are so clever with perfect placement.

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  6. Brrrrr - that wind went right through me! Whoosh!

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  7. This is a really nice piece of writing, how you connected the wind and the worrying. You capture the wind's energy so beautifully!

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts.