Creative destruction

July 14, 2009
By Lauren Hooker SILVER, Charlottesville, Virginia
Lauren Hooker SILVER, Charlottesville, Virginia
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An explosion is nature:
A crimson bud blooming,
Erupting, petals unfurling,
Shaking the earth to its core
With a low, seismic roar.
In its wake, the streamlined beauty of
A clean slate, as when fires sweep
Through forests, leaving an ashen ground
From which tiny buds rise,
Blossom like dynamite.



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on Jul. 19 2009 at 8:59 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

I love the title and the poem!! This is so original and amazing, you have created an amazing poem here!




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