Power


They stare at the city, contemplating the power of nature and of man. Bombs can destroy whole cities. Corn can be engineered. But grass can split apart asphalt in search of the sun.


For this week's Trifecta Writing Challenge, we were to write 33 words to accompany this picture:





mohammadali
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http://foter.com/photo/iran-tehran/





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 / Love Photos / CC BY-NC-SA

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Writing in the Margins, Bursting at the Seams: Power

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Power


They stare at the city, contemplating the power of nature and of man. Bombs can destroy whole cities. Corn can be engineered. But grass can split apart asphalt in search of the sun.


For this week's Trifecta Writing Challenge, we were to write 33 words to accompany this picture:









mohammadali
 / Love Photos / CC BY-NC-SA

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5 Comments:

At June 1, 2013 at 11:23 PM , Blogger Jo-Anne Teal said...

Beautifully written with a poignant ending. Really enjoyed this. :))

P.S. you may not get comments on this piece as you've linked the wrong story to the Trifextra link.

 
At June 2, 2013 at 4:18 AM , Blogger Trifecta said...

Oy. So beautiful. I never thought of it that way. Gorgeous, per usual.

 
At June 2, 2013 at 9:03 AM , Blogger Draug said...

The true power of nature can be both beautiful and frightening. Awesome take on the picture.

 
At June 2, 2013 at 1:32 PM , Blogger Suzanne said...

What a gorgeous take on the prompt! Love that last line. Nature is more powerful than we think.

 
At June 2, 2013 at 8:18 PM , OpenID trudgingthroughfog said...

How beautifully thoughtful! This is just lovely, and so true. Wonderful, wonderful piece.

 

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