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Saturday, 24 January 2015

Poem: Outside the window




puffy snowflakes melt and drift on my window

covering the space as if with a comfort of a warm bed

yet there are storms raging

spreading like fire

sometimes it seems there is nobody left

to fight the tides rising

everyone for themself

to start a change from within selves

one at a time

feel the rawness of our souls

and maybe then we'd know

how the earth feels under

wolf's paws as he runs

to catch the winds

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Ok, it's been awhile... I guess that's what happens when you have too much free time, and all the time in the world to write, but no ideas... but when you have no time, lots of ideas pop up, or is it just me? But last few days I felt like writing and I started with some poetry prompts I have written down and this is the first.

28 comments:

  1. I love how you come to those last line of your poem.. How does the earth feel?

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  2. winter makes us creative, right. lots of imagination in our minds especially if there's nowhere to go except in our rooms.

    welcome back. :-)

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  3. Just let go, run, jump, fall if you must... the earth under our very feet is just waiting to share stories of different yous... listen & be enthralled! I can relate to you with how we have plenty of time to write but muse is missing & when muse finally hits us we barely have time to write already. I have just got my muse back though i am not entirely sure how long it will last... but who cares.. I just wanna enjoy the moment of having to be able to write again.. smiles...

    - ksm

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  4. everyone for themself was what stood out for me here... and it would be so much better if we fought those rising tides together... i love the magic of a snow storm and i like how you wrote your way beyond it here

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  5. The pillow cloud and the wolfs paw..this ran and came alive off the page..so glad you captured it

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  6. How important it is to consider ourselves part of the earth, somehow recapturing that lasting symbiosis that allows us to be compatible with is continuance. So the earth is comfortable with the wolves paws but a little unhappy with us raping its resources with no thought of the future.

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  7. I admire those ending lines: how the earth feels under wolf's paws as he runs to catch the wind ~

    Good to see you writing again ~ Sometimes with the time limits, I am able to write more productively ~

    Grace

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  8. Sometimes it does seem like no one is there to fight the tide rising indeed & that everyone is for themselves without taking heed of anything else. Your poem reminds us that all changes do begin from inside...and from there can spread. The image of 'how the earth feels under the wolf's paws' is such a strong one!! I enjoyed reading your poetry again!

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  9. hey you....it is great to see you...i was just reading through your book the other day...cause it had been so long since seeing you....smiles....perhaps if we felt that connection to the earth we would change you know...made me think a bit of werewolves as well...

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  10. to start a change from within selves
    one at a time
    feel the rawness of our souls

    We can really learn a lot when we reflect one at a time. The fastest way to do anything is to do it one at a time so they say! Nicely Natasa!

    Hank

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  11. The noise of these storms can be deafening and distressing, leading us to believe that we are alone in the fight. If we follow that wolf's spirit maybe we can realize we are a pack.

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  12. that lingering thought of wolf's paws seems to stay with the reader... glad you found time to write

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  13. Beautiful poem! I loved the ending...

    maybe then we'd know

    how the earth feels under

    wolf's paws as he runs

    to catch the winds

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  14. I love how this unfolds--there is a desire for freedom running in all of us--lovely write!

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  15. Welcome back, Natasa ~ sometimes we need a break and then return to writing refreshed with new ideas. This is introspective, searching for a connection within ourselves and with the outside world ~ such a sense of longing.

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  16. Natasa, this poem is magnificent. Those closing lines made my heart speed up - the wolf's paws running to catch the wind. SO wonderful!!!!!!! My wolf whiskers perked up, LOL.

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  17. Love how the thought about snowflakes out the window brings you to so needed change within each soul to be closer to earth...very nice flowing poem.

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  18. It is amazing what we can discover in the winter when writing a poem. This one in particular was really entertaining.

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  19. the wolf's paws running to catch the wind ..such a lovely image and very symbolic.

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  20. I love how winter gets our creative juices flowing.....wonderful images!

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  21. You captured my heart and mind in your poem, but the wolf explodes from the page in those final lines. Just as he should, for he is pure spirit. Love this one,

    Elizabeth

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  22. the wolf running to catch the wind is such lovely imagery

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  23. under wolf's paws
    Gives me an entrely new image of the state of the world and our relationship to it.

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  24. It happens to me as well, when I have time there aren't any words. :) I really liked the way you ended your write. Well done! :)

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  25. The storms do range, no? And they can keepus from doing that which we prefer.

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  26. i think you did wonderfully with the prompt. reminds me of a winter night, the creatures that scour the white of dark.

    oh, by the way, did you get my email? your poems now appear in our issue.

    here is the link: http://pinkgirlink.blogspot.com/2015/01/think-pink-issue-1-january-2015-issue.html

    thanks for contributing. our next issue goes out in april, if you wish to submit again. :)

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    1. Thanks Stacy :) And yes I got the email and I already read the issue, it's really interesting and I hope you keep it up and of course thank you for including my poems. I have in mind the next issue and will see what I could share :)

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