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Manmade

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

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Manmade

fog weaves silence into the cool morning,
consorting with cousin clouds 
as treetops sway and sigh

a lone spark ignites
flames that spread like bold disease   
while smoke-smog smothers
skies that cry acid raindrops 
onto graves of bark and ash

highways part the trees...
another cigarette butt
tossed out the window


For Constance's "Three Verses" contest (Kimo/Tanka/Senryu)

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  1. Date: 7/1/2013 10:16:00 PM
    A GOOD WINNING VERSE ................ GOODNIGHT *SKAT

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 7:56:00 PM
    This was one of my favorites, of course!! Congratulations,Heather. I can always be sure to like a poem of yours.

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 2:22:00 PM
    Meaningful content very well written! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 2:16:00 PM
    Heather congratulations on you great win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 8:25:00 AM
    Congrats on your win. So true. Man can cause so much destruction with unthinking acts

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 7:13:00 PM
    Much higher for me but we picked serious topics, fav 7 Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 6:55:00 PM
    Gosh, what a year for fires..great poem and heartbreaking as well. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 4:12:00 PM
    This is great, I loved reading it. Congrats. Rick

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 1:03:00 PM
    How well said. The forest fires have been horrendous in places. Careless man. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 12:59:00 AM
    wow, I was thinking by the theme, that it was for Deb's contest but yes, constance has one similar and this is really good work. LOVE IT>

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 12:37:00 PM
    I would also like to thank you for my membership into the ninja club. This is my formal acceptance. Im honored. I would like to thank Heather Ober and my drug dealer from which I get creative pills. thank you thank you...;)

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 12:34:00 PM
    graves of bark and ash.....ain't that just the coolest thing I've heard today?...why, yes. Yes it is. We're seeing a wild fire here, eh? I almost missed it the first time around...was a little captured.

  1. Date: 6/5/2013 11:07:00 AM
    oh my, heather... to express a soulful reflection as you have done so eloquently is a gift worthy of praise... a monumentally fantastic piece like " a lone spark ( that) ignites.." amazing!...:) huggs