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Below is the poem entitled Descending which was written by poet Sandy Mason. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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                                                    After the rape,
                                                    earth's surface trembles
                                                    giving birth to dying trees.
                                                    Grasping for a straw,
                                                    breathing death's face 
                                                    of poison air.
                                                    Rivers flow motionless
                                                    and fish swell and bloat.
                                                    The sun shifts,
                                                    swallowed by the moon.    
                                                    Clouds hang with depression,
                                                    on open doors of electric signs 
                                                    flashing phobia.
                                                    Man’s ambition              
                                                    Eats nuclear waste.
                                                    Barren lands wed drought 
                                                    to tomorrow's future, 
                                                    crushed under natures foot.

Copyright © Sandy Mason

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  1. Date: 3/13/2012 6:00:00 AM
    wow nice drisciptions in this poem very scary feeling to it

  1. Date: 12/8/2011 12:51:00 PM
    Stopping back to read more of your excellent poetry today Sandy. Please continue with your writing and share it with us. Don't forget to enter some of the member contests. Love, Carol