One Week Later — September 20, 2008   Leave a comment

Here’s another hurricane posting from ten years ago. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

The Week That Was
No longer questioning the storm’s track,
my mission was to share the Ike experience.
In two days before Ike’s arrival, I was blogging
with no less than fourteen postings.

Either overly optimistic or just stupid,
the posting stopped 6:00 a.m. Saturday
when we lost electrical power —
so much for good intentions.

Did I underestimate Ike’s power? Yes!
We were told it would be weeks
before power would return to our community
Did I remain optimistic? Yes, expecting only days.

Did I know something others didn’t know?  No!
Only a feeling, which came true in just four days.
Yet, one week after Ike’s arrival,
fifty percent of southeast Texas lacks power.

Power or none, we all remain joined at the hip,
unable to run up the pole,
able to see the answers,
but unable to respond.

Technology allowed Ike’s menacing approach
to be viewed – we…

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Posted September 15, 2018 by kenneturner in Information

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