The Fire

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it happens

gradually
then suddenly

rising with
an up and out
spilling from
the brazier’s mouth
life is ablaze

but living coals
weary of future past
flatten to shadows
of smoky ash
swallowing its sorrow

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2 responses to “The Fire

  1. Love the poem. Feeling much like that today.

    Sent from my iPhone

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