|Reviewed by Dark Knight
|Reviewed by John Domino
|Well written poem. Praise the Lord you are OK. Amen|
|Reviewed by Melie Bacon
|At least the dogs survived and no one was injured...possessions are replaceable, with the exception of photographs and keepsakes. It was nevertheless traumatic and an unpleasant experience that can only serve as a reminder of our mortality. Condlences.|
|Reviewed by Frances Seymour
|Well written with clarity and definition. Thanks for sharing! Blessings...Frances|
|Reviewed by Donna Swanson
|Only those who experience such a loss can perfectly describe it. You do it so well!|
|Reviewed by dan Rosenhagen
|Very nice J C, most certainly, though sometimes hidden amongst our sorrow and grief,
there is something to be greatful for. And often enough it is or will become more valuable than what has been lost.
peace and love
|Reviewed by Laurel Lamperd
|It would be dreadful to be burnt out. The scene looked similar to an Australian bush fire destroyed landscape except the trees in your photo have straight trunks.
thanks for reading my poem
|Reviewed by Joyce Bell
|IN WORDS AND IMAGERY YOU HAVE CONVEYED THE DEVASTATION OF THOSE WHO DID LOSE THEIR HOMES AND THEIR POSSESSIONS...A POWERFUL WORK. THANK GOD NO LIVES WERE LOST; INDEED...'I LOOK TO THE HEAVENS AND GIVE THANKS FOR THE 'MORROW...' ONE CAN START AGAIN. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS|
|Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
|Sad story, but nicely penned! You put me there watching the scene unfold...
|Reviewed by Morgan McFinn
Very sweet, J.C.
'Mother Nature whispers in the hush'...ain't that the truth!
|Reviewed by Michael Hollingsworth
|Very good well written poem. There is always something for which we can be thankful.|
|Reviewed by m j hollingshead
|Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo
|Such an emotional and moving piece of reality. The fire situation is such a tragedy for so many, but your thankful spirit shines through in this poem. ~Best, Elizabeth|
|Reviewed by Janna Hill
|A commanding presentation JC and a beautiful closing. My condolances.
|Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
I could never imagine going through such a thing. It must have been horrible. But thank God your still alive. And Bless the firemen that save you. This was heart-wrenching, True stories usually are. Wonderful write.
|Reviewed by Michelle Mead
|I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. A fire is like a thief in the night, leaving you to feel violated by its all consuming power. I remember the feeling all too well. Blessings and prayers to you and yours xxx Michelle|
|Reviewed by Debbie Lacy
|Powerful poem! It's so sad & devastating how these blazing fires has destroyed a lot of nature's beauty in Texas of which I live also! Praying that God sends us rain. Thanks for sharing such a powerful poem. :)
|Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Wonderful poem, images flash vibrantly, but you must have been filled with gut-wrenching fear and dread!
|Reviewed by Regis Auffray
|A most apt and timely and meaningful write, JC. You present the horror caused by such powerful fires. I have a poem posted here at AD entitled "Afterburn" which touches on the same theme. Thank you for sharing. Love and best wishes,
|Reviewed by baz busbe
|Wow an amazing poem and frightening experience, fire is such a powerful destructive force. Well done to the fireman who faught long and hard against it. God bless. Baz|
|Reviewed by Jo VonBargen
|Wow. What a picture you paint here! House paint puckers... Great writing, J C. Thank heavens you're all right. My heart goes out to all who lost everything. We've had the same thing here in Texas, now today outside of Austin.|
|Reviewed by Lonnie Hicks
|Out of sorrow, which so vividly express you have memorialized here beautifully. This stands for me as one of your best among many. You made me feel it, see it, understand it and remember it.|
|Reviewed by Janice Scott
|This is really powerful, JC. What a terrifying experience - glad you came through OK.|