William B. Deutscher


Fireworks - Poem by William B. Deutscher

Spent fireworks, dribbling in the dark sky,
Sharp lines and specks of light melting, fading,
Washing away with a faint cracking sound
While the accommodating audience
Claps and cheers, each member playing a role
In this resplendent spectacle of night
That has now ended, like some deathless war,
With a showy discharge of man-made pomp.


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  • (10/21/2012 10:24:00 PM)

    I really like the simile expressed at the end. Fine write! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 21, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, October 22, 2012


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