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A Matter of Time

You think Sandy's got vengeance in its eyes?
You see vengeance everywhere don’t you?
In the fast, wet winds churning around your Queens apartment
In the lightning flashes on Ocean Parkway where we walked once like a
Couple of refugees.

The waves will be taller than you, they’re saying
But I imagine you sitting on a grey dock somewhere
Oblivious of official warnings
Your dark wavy hair sticking to your forehead of scattered lies
And losses,
Your hard, careless body framed in endless brine.
I might not be allowed to love you anymore
But the rules of capturing, consuming and catenating happen to be
As fluid as that road where water now rushes in the direction of
Gaping news cameras.

If you think Sandy’s got vengeance in its eyes
Why don’t you stop hiding behind words and walls and webs
And have a staring contest with me?

© Debjani Chakravarty 2012
Remembering a city currently visited by a hurricane. That's all.
All resources mine, except the man alluded to.

Note: I am humbled by the DD. There are too many talented artists and writers on :devart:, too many that I look up to, for me to imagine that I'd ever be featured like this. Thanks Becca, and all the readers who liked a poem that essentially exposes this nagging vulnerability I have. THANK YOU.
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Given 2012-11-14
A Matter of Time by *Dreamydeb Hurricane Sandy is still raw for so many deviants, and here is just one reflection of the aftermath. ( Featured by Beccalicious )
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Dreamydeb Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012   General Artist
Thanks, Lisa :D
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beeinthebottle Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012   Writer
Congrats on the well-deserved DD. :heart:
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Dreamydeb Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012   General Artist
I thank you for that :hug:
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dibfanlover Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Im in the 8th grade in my classmates are trying our best to help
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Dreamydeb Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012   General Artist
:hug:
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
god bless. sincerely hope everything will be fine!
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Dreamydeb Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012   General Artist
Passion, so inconvenient, so fiery. There is more beauty in hurricanes than in Monet's still waters don't you think? Thanks for the visit.
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sparkpenguin Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i love the wild passionate images in this; love... BAD love... or good love gone bad... feels like a hurricane in your heart. all that energy, and yes-- vengeance!

loved it.
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Dreamydeb Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012   General Artist
I know...I feel sorry and honestly a little angry at our unpreparedness to deal with these calamities. The "personal" angle just makes it more complicated. Thanks for the visit!
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dibfanlover Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sandy's is coverd in snow and they said its not even snow its like concrete snow bricks and their power is out.i feel sorry 4 them
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