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Silhouetted so sharply against
soft rose and orange clouds,
it stands.
Black against
the brightness of the foamy sunset,
it rises out of a dark landscape.

A pillar of man, set on spindly legs of iron,
it mars the picture.
Light shines all around it,
giving form to this splotch of humanity.
Brazen before the majestic sky,
the water tower stands silent.




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Inkspired said...
Jun. 16, 2009 at 1:11 am:
Love it! How you describe it a splotch of humanity, so wonderful, like 'amyxu' said, great imagery. Beautiful.
 
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hbwriter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 14, 2009 at 12:52 pm:
It's a water tower...it says so in the last line...
 
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amyxu said...
Jun. 12, 2009 at 7:31 pm:
It's...oh, a lighthouse! I think...
I love the figurative language in this. I'm just having a little trouble deciphering it (but that's probably just me). Good job! :)
 
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