Barbara Stahly

Rookie (Boston Mass)

Fire


Smoke filled skies echo the cries
of those who have lost their homes
Flames burn hot and race through
the trees leaving devastation behind
The firefighters work until exhaustion
boggles their mind.
The wind blows and fuels the fire
And the flames burn higher and higher.
The fire is the devil burning everything
In it’s way
Be with them Lord as they struggle to accept
this day after day.

Submitted: Saturday, July 26, 2008
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