The fire

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


Tomorrow when the forest fires 

burn away the browning bowers,

will the brush and bramble, and the briars

outlast those nobler towers? 

 

Hear the crashes!

Of the trees—

Will the aster flowers 

be buried in ashes,

or fed by fire-showers?

 


Submitted: November 13, 2020

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