Power Grid

The Grid

a delicate network of wire and cable
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Strung upon towers and poles-

carry what ancient Gods of Lightning

could harness only in thunder bolts, hammers, axes, or beating drums.

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Transformers and substations

shuffle the power

grid by grid

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Energize and illuminate

a power-hungry world.

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A way of life

that must be questioned…

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Before

the grid breaks;

and natural resources

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Are pushed too far-

unable to replenish.

leaving us with…

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This week’s Photo Challenge: “Grid

18 comments

          1. Definitely good they found the crack before it developed into an even larger problem! We’d hoped the new interpretive center and park would be open but they’re not ready for visitors yet. I did take plenty of photos though…

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