The Rescue

December 10, 2008
By Patti Lewandowski, Lincoln, NE

The silver strands of hair dripped down her back,
The rescuers breathe gone, his face flushed.
She lies there still on the pavement
Her father standing over her begging for life
Cpr was administered, yet still she laid there
The ambulance was called yet still she lay there
The black velvet sky was the color of death
Yet still she lay there
But wait one breathe one breathe form her tiny chest?
Yes two breathes now
Her slender body gasping for air
Her rescuer gleaming with satisfaction
She was alive.

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Mrs.H said...
on Dec. 28 2008 at 1:10 am
I loved this - for the detail and the emotion it evokes. The use of colors, like "silvery strands" and "black velvet sky" create a great visual background, and I loved the emotions that go from despair to hope and relief.

I'd love to see more by this young author!


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