Burning Bridges

August 13, 2010
By Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee


Bridges in flames
Everywhere she looks,
The smoke filling her lungs
She is choking.

She thought she could burn bridges,
The ones she didn’t need.
But she lost control.
She is stranded.

Too prideful to call for help,
She watches all she has
Blazing and smoldering.
She is empty-handed.

No escape route,
It burned with the bridges,
She shouldn’t have played with fire.
She is burning.

The ashes float away
Distributed by the wind,
Charred remains left in the wake.
She is left behind,

A glowing ember.


The author's comments:
I seriously wrote this in 10 minutes, the inspiration from something my dad said that I couldn't stop thinking about (the first two lines of the poem). Hope you enjoyed, lemme know what you think!

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on Oct. 25 2010 at 3:19 pm
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Thanks Elly :)

on Oct. 25 2010 at 3:19 pm
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Thank you :)

on Oct. 3 2010 at 9:15 pm
A.Bekah.Girl GOLD, Menlo Park, California
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i like the imagery quite a lot. good job...

on Sep. 16 2010 at 10:41 am
ellyncannon PLATINUM, Mexia, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
<3

I love this so much! It was so beautiful! I love everything about it!!!


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