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California Earthquake

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California Earthquake

As an innocent day begins
Many people heading to work,
All of a sudden things shift
The earth starts to jerk.

While frightened you continue on
Rocks fall blocking your way,
You stop and scream out
I dont need all this today.

Your already running late
Just to flustrated to see,
Its an earthquake causing this
After all what else can this be.

Stepping carefully from your car
You can now see it all,
Just as your looking away
Crashing your roof rocks fall.

Startled yet very thankful
You kneel down and pray,
Thanking the good lord above
For he saved your life today.

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  1. Date: 7/9/2008 9:18:00 AM
    Hi Jodie Congrats on your well deserved poem being featured this week! Those earthquakes can be terrifying. Thank goodness you are okay hun. Take care Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 7/9/2008 4:54:00 AM
    Jodie, congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/8/2008 4:05:00 PM
    Yes, it's always good to be grateful to God. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 7/7/2008 9:12:00 AM
    Congratulations Jodie on the featuring of your poem "California Earthquake." Vince

  1. Date: 7/6/2008 7:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on having this lovely poem featured this week. Well done. Regards Heidie

  1. Date: 7/6/2008 6:31:00 PM
    Congratulations Jodie on your well deserved featured write of the week. Love, Shar