wind batters the weatherboards

THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

like fists and boots thudding.
shoulders the door
again, again. Grasps the metal roof
like fingers buried in hair, yanking
it wants scalp.

Dael Allison

http://www.dangerouslypoetic.com/jean_ringland_memorial_prize_2009.php

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Like a top that has done spinning.

Said of one who has been humbled.

” His heart went into his boots”

A classified collection of Tamil proverbs

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