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Afraid of Water
by Erin E Kelly-Moen
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
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Iím afraid of water, or, rather,
Overwhelmed. Iím one of those
That finger-wrinkle quickly,
When in its grip. I donít like
Long showers or dish immersed towers
Of eating-ate, donít like to swim, canít
See where Iím going, without my glasses, anyway;
Heads bobbing in water are just blobs.

Iím afraid of water, in particular,
In weather, who canít be, anymore?
Weíre melting, and the wrinkles are
Filling up quickly, too quickly. Iím
Afraid people arenít afraid enough of water
To understand. There is nothing more fluid,
Aka Chaotic, as water, except Time. Not even
Space or Quantums or lineal bibles
Of linear movement, equated to the birth of a world.
Water, in the Nile, in the Yangtze, in the
Euphrates show that lesson, muddled up clearly!

I love water, or, rather,
Imagine me as its guardian, when
Drops of rain from everywhere sing
Their abrupt ending into chaos, and death,
Supporting an essence of being
that ceases with rainís current rainbow.
I love the set-sprinklerís gorgeous
Arc of freedom-falling water, tempered
By clogged summer-use, justified.
Love how water twines away from
Gravityís center, creating
Pools of life in backyard deserts.

I, once, swam in hot water, before
I was born. Iíd forgotten water has not only fluidity,
But, temperature. World-bound driven.
ĎAtmosphere, oh, atmosphere, to you I bow!
You loose liquid upon dying heads, and
Renew. Continually! Until, maybe
You stop being an Atmosphere, maybe
Youíre burnt out, wheezing and almost
Extinguishedí. Once or twice, I experience
My youth, forty years ago, and how
Water wasnít such an enemy, then.

How then is Now?

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
© Copyright 8/27/07

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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/28/2007
Two sides of the coin and you express it so well. Water has the power of good and evil and you have portrayed both so very eloquently.....

Be safe,
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/28/2007

I love this: the second and fourth stanzas, particularly, reached out and grabbed me, threatened to pull me under with the power you display in your pen: woah!!!! Excellent!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 8/28/2007
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 8/28/2007
interesting work-i did enjoy this
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