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Beautiful poems, mediocre poems, and terrible poems - sometimes showing pride of belonging to the Weather Bureau, love of the weather phenomena which they observed and predicted, and occasionally a little friendly competition between World War II era men and women weather folks. For good measure, a few weather poems by classical poets as well ....
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Plaint of a Southern Storm
By John C. Trautwine.

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Weather Man Poems
By George W. Mindling, Official in Charge, Weather Bureau Office, Atlanta, Georgia, March 29, 1939.

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Weather Man Poems 2
More poems by George W. Mindling

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Poems from "The Breeze"
Poetry selections from “The BREEZE” - a newsletter published in the 1940's by the Weather Bureau's Southern Region headquarters.

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Song of Thunderstorm Project Wives
Song by Mrs. Ben Shupack, wife of the Vice-President of the Soaring Society, which cooperated with the Weather Bureau by making glider flights in the vicinity of thunderstorms during operations at Orlando, Florida.

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Classic Poetry About Weather

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Poems From "The Thunderer"
Poetry from a World War II era newsletter.

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An Ode to Pluviculture
or The Rhyme of the Rain Machine
by F. W. Clarke, 1891.

   


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