Category Archives: Fire

Writing primarily expressing the element Fire – action, ego, creativity, passion, lust, activity.

Rhapsody In Red

All the secrets hidden In the folds of red-hued linen Eyes denied the spell of light Across damaged ruins of a life And he might have even bled To hear the truths she said But it’s lost in time instead … Continue reading

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After the Ball

After the ball A simple mask shimmers In the confetti strewn Across the banquet room The floor’s ablaze With the mazes of hidden love And intrigue’s curse A bard’s melodious verse Might sing of the mystery Of this mask’s recent … Continue reading

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La Vie En Rose

That old song La Vie en Rose Draws me in At the end of this perfect day The colour so redolent Of all on display I think I know What the singer proclaimed For a moment I’m her On the … Continue reading

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Royal Hue

Royal hue On her upturned face Open grace Purple fire The whim of desire Sacred space In the stars Hear the choir Sing to you Splendour here This now perfect year’s Royal hue (c) Helen Valentina 2020

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Blue Rose

And in those days he gave me A blue rose I did not know it’s meaning And I held it in my hand His eyes were deep and begged me Silent still to understand A castle is a cold place … Continue reading

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I Once Lived

I once lived On a world where the sea Was inky black And the moon wept blood For the savagery of the tide And there I would reside even now Had not I fell Through the galaxy and firmament To … Continue reading

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Burning

Burning without and within Purifying this stain My history draws out the blood Of those misguided and misunderstood Who stood before the flame And knew its name An acolyte I freely fall Before an altar I can’t see And yet … Continue reading

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Oath

I make this solemn oath today That from your side I will not stray My sword is yours and I obey And I will never sway Oh little child within my care You’ll sleep content Know I am there They … Continue reading

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New Year’s Face

What shall it be Your new year’s face? Wipe away the past Without a trace Let yourself rise A brand new you Defined by what You say and do The past is gone So don’t look back The mirror lies … Continue reading

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Not Quite A Mirror

Each not quite a mirror To the other See them stand Beautiful and half pre-planned Half chaos as they see A stronger mimicry Not quite a mirror but close enough If either calls the other’s bluff I wonder what we’ll … Continue reading

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