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In a smoke blanket
mistaken for overcast, he
wraps us –
the wind, undoing –

and the old gum tree writhes
against him, but
we sit inside
with our homes on fire.
:(

(My little island state is burning.)

#Glory-Be-Project 8-01

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winterkate Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Student Writer
There's a beautiful enigma to this - so much lovely symbolism and description.
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Concora Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013   Writer
Thank you. :heart:
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:iconwinterkate:
winterkate Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Student Writer
Welcome!
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alexiscaitlinking Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful. Great piece. Few words, but enough to envelope the reader!
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Concora Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013   Writer
Thank you very much. :heart:
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monstroooo Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Congratulations! :party: You've been featured in our Weekly Round-up :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing your work with our group :love:

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:iconconcora:
Concora Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013   Writer
Thank you! :love:
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Adonael Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Nature can be helpless - people do nothing. It's sad.
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Concora Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013   Writer
It is indeed.
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:iconarinadadragonspeaker:
I love the "and the old gum tree writhes against him" line...amazing. You're actually experiencing fires right now, then (or so I gather from the below comments)?
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