Watching a home be demolished

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and then be trucked away

was something that stirred my adrenaline —

I don’t see this every day.

I was awed by his skill with the shovel —

that operator worked so well.

But the emotions that grew as I watched him

Made the pain in my stomach swell.

How can this family recover?

How can they turn the page?

How can they feel that justice was done,

Or feel anything other than rage?

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The Sadness of Walking Away

 

 

4 thoughts on “Heartaches and Goodbyes

  1. Was this house just down the street from you? I assume it was from the flood damage that the demolition was made necessary, so maybe there will be a new structure in the future. You can only hope!

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