Fires

by Venkat

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fires beget fires
and we melt as poles
of wax

legs plunged deep
into the soil of earth
a weight too heavy
carrying years of love
that never gave birth

image: japantimes.co.jp

2 Comments to “Fires”

  1. “we melt as poles of wax’ – very fine imagery in this short poem, Venkat . . . Nicely done . . .

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