Lady of Wind

 

Lea Docken

 
Blowing, heaving, pushing, sweeping
Death moves through the land.
Hear the cries; see life drifting.

"Lady!" The great Lord cries weeping,
"Do not sacrifice the sacred band!"
Blowing, howling, pushing, sweeping.

Sleep crawls slowly laboring.
All ceases at the motion of her hand.
Hear the cries; see life drifting.

The Lady’s wind comes strongly stealing
Thoughts, birth, time’s worn sands,
Blowing, heaving, pushing, sweeping.

"Sleep softly," she says, "Until the dawning
time brings renewal to the land."
Hear the cheers; see life rising.

The great Lady returns sighing.
Life begins once again,
Blowing, heaving, pushing, sweeping.
Hear the cheers; see life rising.

 
 
 


Author Bio

Lea Docken is publisher of Fantasy Folklore and Fairytales Electonic Magazine www.fantasytoday.com. She co-founded and is active in the Siouxland Creative Writer's Guild. Her poetry and short stories have been published locally and nationally - in print and on the net. Lea owns the online list Internet Fantasy Writers Association.

She and her husband are starting an Electronic Publishing Business with the first e-book due out after the first of the year. When she is not busy in the writing world Lea sells fine jewelry part time and is getting four teenage girls ready to meet the world.

 

  Another poem by Lea

"Rhythmic Circle"

 


 

 
 
 
"Lady of Wind" Copyright © 1999 Lea Docken. All rights reserved. Published by permission of the author.
 
This page last updated 1-9-00.

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