luminous idle

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
a poem about fire

Submitted: October 01, 2011

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a young child watches a candle burn

brightly at both ends

watching the wax fuel and learns

and as a man he witnesses

he too burns at both ends

but fire is fed by gasses

and instead of wax, kevlar.


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