Enola Gay

Enola Gay

A Poem by GeraldFIngBurke

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Screeching steel broke brilliant blue

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Unchained destruction came alive

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Little boy begins his dive

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Should we reap what we have sewn?

© 2015 GeraldFIngBurke


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I like this. One of my favourite (for favourite, read obsessional) subjects because of the crap we went through as kids - there were so many times that I was afraid we were all going to die any minute in Nuclear war.
The question at the end brings to bear one's beliefs - eg Karma and that.
Good job Gerald.

Posted 5 Years Ago


A very creative poem using numbers and dates to.state a historical fact and tragedy. Perhaps it changed man's history and fear of extermination forever. Perhaps not???

Posted 5 Years Ago


GeraldFIngBurke

5 Years Ago

An excellent question. Thanks for the read and review.
Sami Khalil

5 Years Ago

You are welcome...:).....
You pose a worthy question but I'm not sure waht the numbers mean?

Posted 5 Years Ago


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GeraldFIngBurke

5 Years Ago

I changed the title to point people in the right direction. Thanks for bringing this up.
cloud

5 Years Ago

Yeah no problem. i think the title is better.

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Added on January 20, 2015
Last Updated on January 20, 2015
Tags: War, bombs, atom, hiroshima

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GeraldFIngBurke
GeraldFIngBurke

Erwin, TN



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