Stand Your Ground When the Storm's a Blowin'

Updated on February 27, 2018
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Dean Traylor is a freelance writer and teacher. He wrote for IHPVA magazines and raced these vehicles with his father (who builds them).

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When a storm’s a blowin’

Stand your ground

When the wild fire’s burin’

Stand your ground

When the mountain starts crumblin’

When the wave starts crashin’

When the sky starts fallin’

Stand your ground

And never back down.

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They’ll come a crashin’

Stand your gound

They’ll come a tearin’

Stand your ground

They’ll come a ragin’

They’ll come a screamin’

They’ll come a cursin’

Stand your ground

And never back down.

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They can’t take your convention

Or your intentions

They can’t rob you of liberty’s way

And proclaim the darkest day

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Their talk is talk

Empty and useless

But your voice

The truest of all

Will prevail

But you must stand

And stand firm and tall.

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Let the storm a blowin’

Let the wild fire’s a burnin’

Let the mountain a crumblin’

They can’t beat you

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Let them ragin’

Let them screamin’

Let them cursin’

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It won’t matter

Stand your ground

And never back down.

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© 2018 Dean Traylor

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Awesome poetry.

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      Louise Powles 2 months ago from Norfolk, England

      I always enjoy reading your poetry, Dean. Love it.

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      Doris James-MizBejabbers 2 months ago

      Thank you. I am happy to share it with them, and I think they will enjoy it.

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      Dean Traylor 2 months ago from Southern California

      You have my permission.

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      Doris James-MizBejabbers 2 months ago

      Very good, Dean. With your permission, I would like to hand a copy of this to the ladies in my Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Chapter.

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