They are strewn with the wreckage of dead Empires – past Powers – only the Albanian "goes on for ever."
Drunk on the wind in my mouth,Wringing the handlebar for speed,Wild to be wreckage forever.james dickey
Poor playthings of the man that's gone,Surely we would not have them thrown,Like wreckage on a barren strand,The prey of every greedy hand.frederick york powell
His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them, with filthy body, matted hair, and unwiped nose, Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.william golding
Scenes of suffering and horror marked the storm and fire. Throughout the night relief workers and ambulances endeavored to make their way through the streets strewn with wreckage, fallen telegraph poles and wires and burning embers. The only light afforded was that of the burning area…Unnamed reporter in St. Louis Post-Dispatch (20 March 1925)
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