Ode to Fire

October 23, 2009
You are the devil’s pet
Also God and heaven
On cold winter nights
You are the wall
Barricading the cold
From my pale skin
You are a simple man
Leading us
To warmth and comfort
You’re the heart
Of lovely Earth
You’re the dancing light
That fills us
With joy and happiness
You are merely a tool
Prying the door
To life open
A flowing pathway
Leading us
To a new world
You are a friend
Saving us
From extinction
You are a gentle
Golden bird
Gliding across
The soft
Sunrise sky
As a foraging gift
You are
A star

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