Annie Janine

(February 28th,1994 / Brooklyn, New York)

Left to burn


When the smoke poured out the door
and the windows were exhaling flames

The firemen came
and tried

But when the little house
was consumed

by the orangey red
glowing
like a yule log

The firemen left
left the house to burn

Submitted: Monday, September 15, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Left to burn by Annie Janine )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Where are you going, gajanan mishra
  2. Funerall Elegy XX, Francis Quarles
  3. Lovely, Alem Hailu Gabre Kristos
  4. Life, Mustapha Muinah
  5. Funerall Elegy XIII, Francis Quarles
  6. A monkey's like a ghazal in his mom's eyes, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. Death Be Not Proud: A parody (with apolo.., Arindom Borah
  8. Funerall Elegy VII, Francis Quarles
  9. YOU MAKE ME RICH!, Seema joglekar
  10. My Wife, dee villa

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]