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Fire and Gun

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

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Fire and Gun

I stood amidst 
The burning buzz of the woods
As they turned to dust 
A golden flame found a flare in my eyes
Anger and disgust tore me apart
As I reach for the gun
Under my overcooked bed
I ran off with fire roasting my dress
To make amends with the robber
That destroyed my home

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  1. Date: 1/26/2012 10:26:00 PM
    Olajide Adelana, this is a sad thought if it's true... and yours... a very good poem.. thank you for sharing,..p.d

  1. Date: 1/24/2012 8:29:00 AM
    An interesting piece, indeed...and well written, except you might want to check your use of tenses (present and past seem to be somewhat mixed.) Very visual impacts.

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    Date: 1/24/2012 11:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Wow thanks so much for noticing that.