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Flash Flood
by Victoria M Noxon

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Strongly built to protect it all


Against a force that beckons to call


Behind this wall, itís easy to live


No more to get with less to give.


 


In one instant, the flood rages in


Attacking that wall, wearing it thin


The onslaught becomes too much to bear


Unstopable, without warning, no time to prepare


 


Pain flashes through the heart and soul


Destroying what was once thought whole


Sooner or later, the walls crumble and break


Creating inside an unbearable ache.


 


All at once, never in small measures


Memories invade of all past treasures.


No longer mine, they belong to another


Why would I care? Why even bother?


 


Although the pain is less than before


I beg to be saved from bearing it more. 


I reach for the concrete and mortar of my mind.


In hopes to leave those memories behind.


 


Hastily rebuilding that wall of protection.


Each block in place, no room for rejection.


Built from tears and not from blood


Safe again from memories flash flood.


 


 


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Reviewed by Denise Edwards
"wow", is right! This brings it home for me, and many others I'm dure. Lots of wisdom and insight here!
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson
wow....i've been here before...nicely done...our defense mechanisms are our best friend...*S*
Reviewed by Jennifer Ragan (Reader)
Perfect rhymes and rhythm too.
I like what you wrote, it's what floods do.

Jennifer Ragan
Reviewed by Bonita Quesinberry
What an incredible metaphor, so fitting for building mental walls and the things that can smash them unbidden. Wonderful write, Victoria! ~~Bonnie Q
Associate Editor, WA
Waltsan Publishing, TX
Reviewed by jude forese
memory can be overwhelming sometimes...

creative write...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing this metaphorical piece that is strong in both meaning and feelings. Love and peace, Regis.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Wonderful metaphor, very creative poem...beautifully written!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Very interesting perspective and imagery. Enjoyed!
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Great Work Victoria, I too have enjoyed this one so thank you very much for sharing it!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Jack Roberts
I like this Victoria! Very nice!

Jack
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