After The Storm

For The Sunday Whirl writing prompt: Wordle #119
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Words are: one, wove, scarce, revisited, rain, rooted,
crows, vegetation, last, cells, eroded, strength

And For Poets United Verse First: The Red Wheelbarrow
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Image from Internet

Image from Internet

After The Storm

Not even one last cell
of woven strength
remained rooted
after scarce crows
revisited rain eroded
vegetation.

Elizabeth Crawford 7/28/13

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18 Responses to After The Storm

  1. Tightly done. Seems to be the day for people doing very small tight Wordles. Except me, of course.

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  2. kaykuala says:

    Very smooth flow Elizabeth! Brilliant!

    Hank

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  3. oldegg says:

    Luckily few of us are the same. Vive la difference!

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  4. Ramesh Sood says:

    Good one…I find it interesting to see that you have kept it to the minimum to give a meaning….Crows are the central characters…well done..

    Do see my wordle here..
    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2013/07/he-wove-his-stories-well.html

    RS

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  5. annell4 says:

    I like what you did with these words.

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  6. Laurie Kolp says:

    Impressive!

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  7. Mishla says:

    smartly succinct and timely.

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  8. WabiSabi says:

    Beautifully done!

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  9. Pamela says:

    Well dang! That is something along the lines of perfection, Elizabeth. Not a wasted word.

    Pamela

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  10. Mary says:

    Truly amazing how TIGHTLY you worked these words into a brilliant poem.

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  11. Victoria says:

    Another very economic use of the words without losing meaning.

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  12. brenda w says:

    Very well penned, Elizabeth! I am impressed with your clarity and brevity. A strong image rises. Brava!!

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  13. This little wonder was like a gauntlet thrown down for the rest of us… there! Economize on that!

    Seriously, Elizabeth, this was stunning, strong imagery. Brill! Found you at MMT’s comments section! Amy

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  14. Mary says:

    Wow, that is one powerful poem, Elizabeth. The fury of nature is crystallized in this poem…and in this case with a ‘one-two punch.’

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  15. “…revisited rain eroded”

    This alliteration jumped out at me and put the image completely in my mind. Excellent, Elizabeth.

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  16. kelvin s.m. says:

    …It’s like a scene from Noah’s story after the flood… I loved this short, pensive piece… Smiles…

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  17. julespaige says:

    I was away last week. The last eve of our stay we had stormy weather. Together with the highest incoming tide… the best that could be done by the life guards was to close the beach early.

    Thanks for your visit and link. Makes return visits easier. I like your image too – the crows not even wanting to visit…

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