Colin Ian Jeffery

Rookie - 405 Points (20th May 1942 / Caterham)

Savage Skies - Poem by Colin Ian Jeffery

Furies unrelenting the storm breaks asunder
With cascading rain and battering winds
Hurricane force sweeping all before it
Giant trees bent and snapped, uprooted
Rivers swelling overflowing banks
Houses flooded, sewers bursting
Drains too full to function.
Seas churning waves high as houses
Whipped by winds battering the coastline
Smashing down walls and defences
Railway lines under water, no trains running
Hundreds of miles of flooded farmland
People in panic and despair
Waters rising with wildlife drowning.


Comments about Savage Skies by Colin Ian Jeffery

  • Gold Star - 4,903 Points Patricia Grantham (3/8/2014 8:05:00 AM)

    Very intense and moving. A worthy description of the skies raining
    down it vehement force on mankind in all of its fury. Excellent. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,107 Points Diane Hine (3/5/2014 6:13:00 PM)

    The climate is unpredictable, never more so than now. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 36,896 Points Gajanan Mishra (2/15/2014 4:26:00 AM)

    good writing, I like it, thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 15, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014


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