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Cleansed by Fire

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Cleansed by Fire

Burn
Texas
Smoldering
Ashes to dust
Scorching wildfires out of control

Everything you own gone in a moment
Consumed by fire
Into ash
Dead Earth
Lost

Found
New hope
From the ash
We will rebuild
From purified Earth God has given us



copyright 2011 Rd Pickett

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  1. Date: 9/25/2011 10:11:00 AM
    I remember about the Texas fires I saw on the news a few weeks back over here in Cape Town.. Your last one brings it full circle Taz, I just love it... Soupmail returned ;) bless you Willy

  1. Date: 9/22/2011 10:48:00 AM
    There has been some sad sights on TV this year from all that has happened from floods to droughts to fire..Some people though have that spunk to pick up and rebuild..Enjoyed reading your up to date work..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 9/16/2011 2:41:00 PM
    Great write here ...thanks so much for sharing.