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Heaven Help the Firefighter
by Margena Adams Holmes

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Woke up this morning to an orange-brown haze

These fires have been burning for many long days

Will they be able to put out the blaze?

Heaven help the firefighter today.


"It looks like a war zone", I heard someone say.

Others call it "moonscape", all dead, dark, and gray.

The ash falls like snowflakes, even miles away.

Dear God, please help the firefighters today.


Town after town, the fire burns on.

The firefighters are out there, some for too long.

Dog-tired and weary, but still they move on.

Please don't forget the firefighters today.


May they find comfort and strength in Your care.

Their courage must take them where no one else dares.

Their lives on the line; please be aware--

The firefighter is out there, working today.

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Reviewed by Z McClure
Margena, your words are like steps that lead me beside these brave firefighters and allow me to see what they see. Powerful images flashed by me from your pen...and I felt myself praying alongside others 'Heaven help the Firefighter today...'
Excellent poem! A valuable contribution- thankyou for sharing.

Reviewed by E. Richardson
Great dedication to those brave men and women...great write in general. My wife and I used to live in Van Nuys, so I am only too familiar with the fires.
Reviewed by The Voice (Reader)
From someone who has been there, THANK YOU. GREAT WRITE!

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

*BRAVA, dear lady* on such a beautiful, moving tribute to real heroes--our firefighters

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Excellent tribute to those who put their lives on the line to save others. Great write, and a perfect salute to our firefighters! (Have some firefighter friends myself; they are the TRUE heroes!) (((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Wonderful tribute to our courageous firemen, Margena.
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Par Excellance in every way!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
Exclelent poem of tribute to those whom put their lives in risk to rescue others.
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