The bridge

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

This is a fictional poem

I told them that the bridge would collapse soon.

Seventeen people died on that horrible day in June.

Those people would still be alive if I'd been taken seriously before.

They laughed when I told them the bridge wasn't safe but they're not laughing anymore.

When the bridge collapsed, the cars fell in the lake.

Now they wish they had listened when I said that lives were at stake

Submitted: August 13, 2007

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your writings are good.

Thu, April 16th, 2015 10:46am


I just now read this poem you wrote in 2007. people have been warned many times by many different voices. Still it seems they don't take note until something horrible happens. God gives us all warnings whether we follow Him or not. Keep up your gift. Hopefulpengram.

Thu, September 10th, 2015 5:24am


This is good! I love your work, and hope for more from u soon! You are a good writer, so believe in yourself! Chao, Kawaii~Sama

Fri, December 4th, 2015 1:25am

Writer of the world

Good work!

Mon, December 12th, 2016 4:42am

Writer of the world

To make it better you need to make your meter match with your rhyme

Mon, December 12th, 2016 4:43am


A harsh reality. Well written

Wed, November 13th, 2019 5:32am

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