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recovery starts small

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recovery starts small

Tall pines, burnt forest
Devastation of soot and grief
Blackened bark, smokes
Winds whisper as time passes
Among the decay, seedlings

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  1. Date: 12/24/2012 8:48:00 PM
    Raskin, Once again, we find ourselves trapped in the Holiday Season. And, hear I am stopping by to say Hi and to wish you a Merry Christmas once again sincerely from my heart. Loving each moment I found comforting here on the soup. Thank you for any comment or support you have offered now or in the past. Love always & forever ~ PD

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 7:38:00 AM
    Dear Raskin, "sparks" of hope in such devastation is lesson for us all. Lots said in 5 brief lines. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 7/24/2012 6:04:00 AM
    Tragic when these fires happen; they are so difficult to contain. This ends wth a spark of hope, "seedlings". Best wishes, Mikki

  1. Date: 7/13/2012 2:28:00 PM
    Amazing how nature came replenish itself..We had a fire here about ten years ago that burned about 800 acres..It is solid woods now..Enjoyed reading your creative work this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 1:01:00 PM
    I have enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today Raskin. I look forward to reading more of it as time permits. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 7:40:00 AM
    excellent! i like this very much.

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    Date: 7/12/2012 7:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks! I'm a fan of resilience and new growth.
  1. Date: 7/12/2012 7:30:00 AM
    raskin, nice lines of life after devastation..David