Black Gold

July 14, 2010
By MLStamp SILVER, Annandale, Virginia
MLStamp SILVER, Annandale, Virginia
8 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
Thats what we all are. Ameteurs. We don't live long enough to become anything else. -Charlie Chaplin


My beautiful ocean drowned out of power
in her own territory by black gold.
Her beautiful blue skin stained by black splotches.
Forced into humiliation, unable to defend herself.
The woman so many call provider
is now slave to the failure of
man’s unpredictable machines.
When will I be safe again she roars
When will I be free again she chants.
Everyday her sister, the wind carries her message to us.
Help me she cries, save me she pleads.
Why don’t we answer her?
Why won’t help her?
When will we rescue her, like she has for us countless times before?


The author's comments:
this is about the oil spill in 2010.

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on Aug. 26 2010 at 7:17 pm
Marlyre PLATINUM, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"when you cry, do you waste your tears?" Madonna

it would be interesting if people could have caught on without the side-note, but great stuff!

MLStamp SILVER said...
on Aug. 25 2010 at 9:36 am
MLStamp SILVER, Annandale, Virginia
8 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
Thats what we all are. Ameteurs. We don't live long enough to become anything else. -Charlie Chaplin

Why Thank you!

on Aug. 25 2010 at 9:32 am
Thegirlinthemirror SILVER, Boyliston, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
What happens if your choice is misguided,

You must try to correct it

But what if it’s too late? What if you can’t?

Then you must find a way to live with it.

This was really well written and powerfull. It is a hard task to turn the oil spill in to such a lovely thing, but you managed it with incredible imagery.


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