Eastern Wind

Eastern Wind

A Poem by Cherrie Palmer
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a winter day

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Winter’s wheat with a hint of red gently yields to an eastern wind.


Brittle leaves earthen toned scatter easily across the barren ground.


Heather gray spreads through the sky

as heavy clouds blot out the light.


Tiny finch darts for cover

as a mighty shadow

  reveals, 

 a predator searching for his supper.

© 2018 Cherrie Palmer



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The language built up the imagery really nicely and I got chills while reading the last line. I like little poems like this that simply describe a moment so lucidly, and leave a vivid impression, and you've done so, so well!

Posted 1 Day Ago


A wonderful poem. The strong description made the world come alive. I did like the ending. A deadly predator can silence a active world. Thank you Cherrie for sharing the excellent poetry.
Coyote

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Cherrie Palmer

1 Day Ago

Thank you so much you are always a welcome visit.
meaning a jungle predator searching for his next meal

Posted 1 Day Ago


Cherrie Palmer

1 Day Ago

One in the same this scene plays out daily it is simple and clean. The exchange would work with peop.. read more
genocide

1 Day Ago

yeah I write about vampires do you ever write about vampires I need you for another review mercy the.. read more
Hi Cherrie. A perfect winter day here! Simple yet it put me right there. I felt a little bad for the finch! Nice work Cherrie! Best Wishes!

Posted 1 Day Ago


Cherrie Palmer

1 Day Ago

Thank you John,
We watch the birds skirt around and then blow out in a whirlwind. The struggl.. read more
Stunning imagery right from the start. This was a joy to read. At first I felt relaxed as you described the scene and suddenly I tensed as I read the last line! This changed from peaceful to exciting really quickly. Well done.

Posted 1 Day Ago


Cherrie Palmer

1 Day Ago

thank you, Dianne I think that is how nature is a tight rope of discovery
I really, really enjoyed this. Sometimes we forget the poetic beauty of just describing something we see, with either our eyes or our mind. This was beautiful.

Posted 1 Day Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Cherrie Palmer

1 Day Ago

thank you CS nice to see you drop by
You make it so easy to appreciate the changing of the seasons. The variety of colors they reveal to us. I enjoyed reading this. Thank you Cherrie.

Take care - Dave

Posted 1 Week Ago


Autumn into winter is my favorite time of year.you use a small quantity of words to expand beautiful imagery to read.great imagination

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Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Cherrie Palmer

3 Weeks Ago

thank you KC, i hope to return the visit very soon.
Paints a picture of nature..
The free and the preyed upon..

Very well done.......

Jazzy

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Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Cherrie Palmer

3 Weeks Ago

Thank you Jazzy
J. J.  Nightingale

3 Weeks Ago

You are welcome Cherrie...
A interesting blend of erie and beauty in your words.

This review was written for a previous version of this writing

Posted 4 Weeks Ago


Cherrie Palmer

4 Weeks Ago

Yes I agree

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Cherrie Palmer
Cherrie Palmer

Bull Shoals Lake, AR



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I am a published poet and love poetry. I also have two books on Amazon Kindle: Obsession Starts with a smile, and a western The Knife That Knew No Mercy. Both stories are fast paced and entertaining.. more..

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