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Trapped

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Trapped

There is no place to run.
The fire is all around,
dry grass is feeding flames.
I'm fighting it alone.
The roof is now ablaze
and I am so weary.

I was duly warned,
but didn't listen.
Couldn't leave my home,
now it is too late.
Colorado burns.

Praying aloud, 
no where to turn.
Fascinated
as fire draws near.

God above
please hear me.
Hold me close.

Hands clasped,
eyes closed.

Trapped.

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  1. Date: 6/24/2012 9:50:00 PM
    great wordings, joyce... congrats on your fine win!..:) hugggs!

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 9:41:00 AM
    Ohhhh goodness..I think for you this is made up? right? YOu are OK???? Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/23/2012 8:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in David's "Hexaverse" contest Joyce. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 3:33:00 PM
    Congrats on your impressive winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 11:37:00 AM
    JOYCE~xox~ A wonderful congratulations, in David's True version of Diminishing Hexaverse. Have yourself a good day,pd

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 11:33:00 AM
    Suspenseful write....Congrats...a lot of good poems in this contest!

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 11:11:00 AM
    Joyce, glad you got out in time, thanks for entering and well done..David

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 8:02:00 AM
    A frightful scene, well played into the word trapped!! Congrats on your win, Joyce.

  1. Date: 6/15/2012 1:58:00 PM
    Wow! intense and well done...Tanya