The Tropical Build-up

humidity rising
blood boiling
trees rustling
ominous breeze
clouds towering
rain gathering
relief sought
none given

The Tropical Build-up

Catherine C.  Turner

Joined January 2008

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Artist's Description

Written in 2003 while living in Darwin.
People new to Darwin often write about the weather there. I wanted to express the double entendre of the ‘build-up’.
- The build-up is the first part of the wet season in the tropics and routinely sends people loopy! –
Originally performed as part of the ‘Off the Page-Grand Finale’ spoken word event in 2003, run by the NT Writers’ Centre. I received the Newcomer Award for the evening.
Feel free to view my other poems

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