The Bomb

April 18, 2011
By M.Smith BRONZE, Devon, Pennsylvania
M.Smith BRONZE, Devon, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching."


Shaped like an arrow, pointing downward. Suspended in the air like a crystal bird, hovering above the dark town. It floated there for a moment singing, singing and screaming.

THUD

It collided with the earth with an inhumane shock. For a moment it seemed as if everything froze in time.

BLAST

Fire engulfed the town, swallowing everything in a fiery blaze. The little girl with the ringlets, the little boy holding his blanket, the elderly woman clinging to her son.

GONE

No time to scream. No time to run. No time to cry. No time to pray.

SILENCE.


The author's comments:
Close your eyes and try to imagine it.

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on Oct. 10 2011 at 1:14 pm
Mortimer-Micheals-Jacob-Joyce GOLD, Edgar, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"And when I'm gone, just carry on, don't mourn
Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice
Just know that I'm looking down on you smiling
And I didn't feel a thing, So baby don't feel my pain
Just smile back"-Eminem

Nice use of imagery, you did a good job of capturing a few split seconds, and provided me with a very vivid picture of what happened.

dundee BRONZE said...
on Apr. 26 2011 at 6:40 pm
dundee BRONZE, Kailua, Hawaii
4 articles 8 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"...From so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved." -Charles Darwin

terse and to the point, i like that. i wrote a story about the bombing as well, so this encourages me publish it. good on ya

on Apr. 23 2011 at 9:35 pm
TheGuardian BRONZE, Bath, New York
1 article 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never take life too seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway."

good story! definitely short and sweet. not sure if its a story or a poem, but i like it none the less =)

on Apr. 23 2011 at 8:52 pm
AnnaBaldwin BRONZE, Hixson, Tennessee
1 article 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.”
-- Howard Zinn

Wow really good, short and sweet. Keep it up


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