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Fire in the Mind

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From my book East Of Nowhere

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Fire in the Mind

I couldn't help but notice

that the dead wood

in society when gathered

could make quite a bonfire

if only one could collect it

but my kindling

had been eaten

by the termites

and so the rot

gets hold of more

and more

until we all rot

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  1. Date: 10/15/2013 6:28:00 AM
    Interesting societial work..Got a chuckle..Sara

  1. Date: 10/13/2013 2:36:00 AM
    A very strong poem with an authentic moral message. Nicely written.