Natural Disaster

April 16, 2012
By IBRohan13 SILVER, Palm City, Florida
IBRohan13 SILVER, Palm City, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
\"I\'m not pessimistic. I\'m realistic.\"


The wind sweeping away the gray ashes of the pyre,
The fire burning what can produce no more,
The rain obliterating that which scores the Earth;
I see the acrid smoke, I let it burn my eyes;
I feel the heat, let it peel back the scars on my skin;
I hear the steady tears, I let them wash my footsteps into mud;
Let it be,
For it is easier to run than it is to cry.


The author's comments:
This poem may not seem like much, but I hope it accurately predicts what many people call despair. Others might call it anguish. Helplessness. Numbness. There are a variety of ways to express a single feeling, yet only one way to express multiple ones. Thank you.

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