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After the Fires

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After the Fires

Just before ashes
rose to the sun,
burned and swallowed
in a crimson smoke gust;
every meek whisper
melted to one,
and a lullaby lingered
while streets crumbled 
to dust.

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  1. Date: 1/18/2010 2:51:00 PM
    no way!! I can't believe how well you put this in such few words.i have to say i love your poetry you r now in my favorite poets section and i hope to read more of you ;)

  1. Date: 1/17/2010 6:49:00 AM
    your poem gave me a memory of our fireplace when I was a child. check out the poem and let me know what you think.

  1. Date: 1/16/2010 5:44:00 PM
    thougt provoking, poem. Welcome to poetry soup, hope your inspiration flows!!