Inferno MAG

January 8, 2011
By bijoux.muse BRONZE, Hanover, New Hampshire
bijoux.muse BRONZE, Hanover, New Hampshire
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Fiery russet tendrils
Writhing hungrily
A passionate tango of gas and oxygen
Emitting a throat-clogging smog
Autumn fills my nostrils
As orange, scarlet, and gold
Caress the pale birch branches
Devoured too quickly
By this insatiable inferno
Leaving only ashen tears
In its white-hot wake
A pulsing heat of life
Radiates from a glorious destruction
A mad cacophony of crackles
Brighter, brighter, brighter, still
Clawing at the gloaming sky
As if to singe the very stars
Illuminating a lonely October


The author's comments:
Campfires are magical...

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on Oct. 30 2011 at 5:26 pm
LifeIsPoetry PLATINUM, Kapowsin, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."
– Mother Teresa

Your word choice is absolutely intriguing! My attention is constantly held by fires, but never have I seen the image captured like this. Keep writing!


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