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Whirlwind

Listen to the whirlwind,

motion over-ground.

Tingling sensations felt all around.

Thunder-claps on mountains.

An honourable display.

Hearts on fire just for a day.

The truth beckons.

The moment comes and goes.

Unceasing winds lament this passing phase.

Just for a memory, demonic craze torments me.

Shadows in grey dressed for today.

The bird when set free sings cheerfully.

The worm on a wire looks higher and higher.

Now ascending crescendos, waves of light diminuendo.

Answer me, the call of the wild for eternity.

About Geraldine Ward

Geraldine Ward has been writing and performing various forms of poetry and prose from an early age, and is a regular contributor at the London Farrago Poetry Slam nights. She has published a number of books including the "Now" collection, and has featured in other publications including Katie Metcalfe's "Beautiful Scruffiness" series of magazines.

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