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The Atom Bomb

Making and use of the a-bomb
An event that spewed waste
A creation that leaves poison
Man knew not the foretaste

As always some good and some bad
Today we have good use
Nuclear medicine does good
Bad if a bomb turned loose

A man can not control himself
Nor the acts of others
Only if all men learn to love
To love man as brothers

The atomic bomb changed history
The course of the war turned
So now we live in a safe world
If only love men yearned  

Sponsor: Craig Cornish
Contest: Historical Modified Quatrain
Written this seventh day of January twenty thirteen
Written by: Sara Kendrick

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  1. Date: 1/19/2013 5:41:00 AM
    You are way too modest Sara; I really Think your poetry, is always worth time reading, each of us a part of Gods world, One only knows it all.." we can just write to the best of our desire's and for the right motives; and this you do ( its enough for me ) hope you hit a high spot in Craigs contest..!

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 4:52:00 PM
    that's a great topic you chose to write on, Sara. Good luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 3:20:00 PM
    Outstanding poem Sara. Craig will love this Quatrain. You should be very proud of your penned words. One of the best poems I've read in a while. It sounds like a win to me. Warm Smiles Always, Connie

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 9:09:00 AM
    A great poem on atom bomb.Enjoyed thye read Sara.Best wishes to you.

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 6:47:00 PM
    This is an awesome entry into Craig's contest my friend! I really enjoyed reading this truthful and significant poem this evening! What a dynamic piece, surely a wondrous poem, Great Work!!