Ever tried to describe nature in action? well, I looked deeply and did and this is what I saw

It’s cold, icy cold

The sun at its peak

A day unlike any told

Strongly the wind flies

Wiping dusty storms

Along indistinct path

Cold, icy on the skin

Itchy on the tear duct

Bamboo poles shriek

Howling bitter protest forth

In trembly submission

Corn stalks bow

Subjects to a windy king

Huddled birds swing,

Upon faint telegraph lines,

One with the wind, it seems,

Whining away cold fear.

Market place disarray

Rushing to and fro,

One hand for the wrapper

Another for the head tie,

Women in tens hurry.

One leg hold for a tray

Another for the basket

Wares most get cover

Least they follow this wind

To long sought destination

Across graying skies

Kites dip and dart in tune

In self imposed obedience

To this windy whim

Children became birds

Arms liken wings

Bodies take to flight

As fantasies looms real.

Behind glassy window

We stood in mirthful


Laughter bursting forth

To salute a free wind

Submitted: March 22, 2007

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A Stranger

Great title and wonderful use of imagery. You capture the scene like photographs of moments in time. Excellent poem.

Thu, March 22nd, 2007 11:41pm


thanks man .hope to upload my latest efforts soon..

Sun, March 25th, 2007 11:28am


well, I just love the way you write, your imagery is very effective you succeed in transporting the reader. A lovely moment

Sun, April 1st, 2007 2:10pm


Thanks for this greatly appreciated comment. I love feedbacks that encourage one to grow like yours just did. thanks again

Wed, April 4th, 2007 12:33pm


Lovely, I like. As on ehas already said brilliant imagery. to me, the line 'It’s cold, icy cold The sun at its peak' made me think how even though the sun is so hot, the world is so cold in other ways. Good work here me thinks.

Tue, April 24th, 2007 10:08pm


thanks whitewolf.I too find your recent works heart moving..only wish i have the time to upload my latest.any way no time is late and imagery should be a part of life ..dont you think?

Thu, April 26th, 2007 5:38am

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