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Hidden Beauty, Forever Broken MAG

March 27, 2010
By leliza BRONZE, Wichita Falls, Texas
leliza BRONZE, Wichita Falls, Texas
1 article 1 photo 17 comments

The moon shines upon the glassy surface
of the hidden black lake in the forest.
The stars glistening in the blue sky's place,
the moon illuminates the trees at rest
as they gently sway in the silent wind.
Suddenly, the forest has changed;
the sky is now lit with the forest's end.
Fire engulfs all in its path deranged,
consuming the trees and burning the land.
The fire moves quickly, making a path;
leaving behind a barren wasteland.
Through the flames and smoke, a
menacing wrath
disturbs the once beautiful hidden lake,
for the beauty with it the flames will take.

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on Dec. 28 2011 at 11:27 pm
writetrk BRONZE, Houston, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. ~Anaïs Nin

The onset of the fire is realistically sudden and unexpected, and the imagery is about as perfect as it can get. It leaves enought to our imaginations to imagine beyond the poem.

on Nov. 24 2010 at 4:37 pm
Chibbie1 PLATINUM, Atlanta, Georgia
38 articles 8 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
Reach for the the moon for if you fail you land amongst the stars :)

it is simple yet has enough to want you beg for more.

Great work :) Please review mine


on Nov. 16 2010 at 7:55 pm
swiftheart GOLD, Houston, Texas
17 articles 5 photos 81 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If someone were to pay you 10 cents for every kind word you ever spoke and collect 5 cents for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor?"

delitefull. simply mouth watering.

i hope to hear more from you and your poem.

on Nov. 5 2010 at 10:37 am
GreenLover SILVER, Anaheim, California
5 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
Time is but a number

very detailed!

Nice (:

on Nov. 4 2010 at 12:30 pm
GuardianAngel13 SILVER, Piscataway, New Jersey
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This is beautiful! :)