Posts tagged ‘fire’

October 7, 2018


by The Cheesesellers Wife

Whether it is dinner
or a forest
that smell is not simply
ash in the air.

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April 10, 2018


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

There’s A Yearning
Fire Within

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March 13, 2018

I Can

by Renwick Berchild

I cannot slice the fire,

I cannot cut the air,

I cannot slit the water,

but I can wound you.

I can.

November 4, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Call me crazy if you will
no matter how old
I will need them still
I need passionate kisses
from you

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August 19, 2017


by John S

When I’ve lit a warming fire,
the blooming flames go licking higher
engulfing piled up timbers-

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July 28, 2017


by braveandrecklessblog

some days i am new-born dove


wild eyed


wet, delicate wings untested

trembling heart beating rapidly

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July 27, 2017

Recklessly She Declared Truth

by braveandrecklessblog

Thank you Davy D at the Go Dog Go Cafe for this morning’s inspiration

recklessly she looked deeply inside

saw fire and ice in her heart

smelled iron and cooper in her blood

felt moon and ocean tides tug her soul

knew the hum of words

crawling under skin

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July 25, 2017

Clay Vessels

by braveandrecklessblog

Inspired by A.R.Frederiksen’s .Ceramic Bodies.

Empty hands
Long to caress and mold with sure fingers
Vessel to hold feelings
Spilling out of awakened heart

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June 16, 2017


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm


How long will you let me – Burn?

in the fire you started

with your look

with your kiss

with your touch

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May 7, 2017

The Alchemist

by braveandrecklessblog

my past is a dark

ominous cave

that i mine

full of barbed wire

broken glass

rusty metal and

unexploded landmines

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April 10, 2017

What Little Girls Are Made Of

by braveandrecklessblog

She had always been puzzled

By the idea that little girls

Were made of sugar

And spice

And everything nice

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March 10, 2017

The Flame is Alive

by scatterednotebooks

by Belen L.Méndez

The flame is alive
but it’s fighting
trying to burn on

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January 24, 2017


by Renwick Berchild

Again, we collide, double minded with dueling heartbeats,
Strumming lungs stricken and tightened in a sharp heave,
Lacing legs together to drive out frosty winters, cruel lovers,
Parents that pulled at our arms and swam about us like bees,

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December 27, 2016


by Renwick Berchild

To keep a body inside the ribs of a behemoth roaming
along the shores, we question this, this dying within
a larger shifting breathing form. And this,

this rolling, this captivity, amongst the innards
of a faceless creature; with frequent gasping and clutching
we tarry, and hurry along the tongue-like road.

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November 14, 2016

Haiku – Flames

by Miriam Hurdle

Haiku – Flames


First flames of fireplace,

Warm flickering, dancing, glowing,

Prelude to winter.

– Daily Prompt

May 15, 2016

Five Elements

by Venkat


Your words I observe
        Moving in line
Scorpions on fire
        On my rocky wall

Your words
        I dare to touch
Your words
        I dare to hold

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May 11, 2016

As I Blow out a Candle I Cry

by Renwick Berchild

Of the midnight,
Shant you leave your
Root? Shant you fly wild

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April 20, 2016

With The Winds

by Venkat


Winds, howled
Winds, whisted
Winds, rustled
Winds, hummed

Winds, silenced

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April 12, 2016

The Owl

by Venkat


The dark hollow
of the silent night
Blew into fires of fiery red
Glowing her tucked wings
In molten fear

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March 29, 2016

Grief’s Fire

by russtowne

Grief’s Fire

 When nothing I can say

Will ease another’s pain,

If I just show up

Again and again,

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February 12, 2016

The Fire Within

by Venkat


The fire within, I hold in icy metal
melts every rock, laid high and deep

The lion within, I keep in a fox’s skin
fears no plot, schemed of evil design

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October 4, 2015

Shades of Fire

by Venkat


As a spark
This mind flew
Into distances
A meteor, streaked
Fuelled by happiness
In finding shades
of the dark, around

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July 24, 2015


by Morgan


Desire Breathing

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June 9, 2015


by Venkat


Being lost, I fear
Thoughts rolling, off this mind
None in hand, to grip
This world speeding away, deep
into my ears

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April 17, 2015


by Venkat


fires beget fires
and we melt as poles
of wax

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March 23, 2015


by Karen

Swirls of grey

Rise from the scorched earth

Wrapping themselves

Around me

In their ruthless


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March 3, 2015


by scottishmomus

It’s okay to steal the flame and run

From gods, a-hunting down audacious

Mercy given, gift of heaven,

It’s okay.

It’s alright to burn your fingers,

Singe a little, give a little, carry some

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November 18, 2014


by dokurtybitz

Oaken resin
Sputter and pop,
Hungry troll
Harnessed but never

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