Category Archives: Fire

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

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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Am I Free?

Am I free? The thought has not occurred Before to me Yet could it be? My cage is cool But did I build it Back in school A little fool? Or did I see At my parents’ side The litany … Continue reading

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Birth

Wearing the face you held Before you were born You come into this world Fully formed The woman in the child Awaiting the time To flower Like a new star in the cosmos Flaming bright You are too precious to … Continue reading

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Glow

How they glow Secrets you may know If you’re very quiet If you take this slow All these wonders You too can know How the fire Warms their hearts Somewhere you can wander Somewhere you can start Under the canopy … Continue reading

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We Burn

We seek the tree Axis mundi Centrepiece of all reality We seek On dried land it dwells Parched of life force As souls that fell Dwindle down Into private hells We make our pledges All we can learn From sacrifice … Continue reading

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Bubbles

You blew your bubbles into the air The sweetest love heart Shimmering there That morning was perfect Beyond compare Just seeing you Hovering there Your wondrous bubbles floating so high The songs that you sang Just like a sigh Our … Continue reading

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Schoolyard

In dreams I return to the schoolyard Call them nightmares perhaps That is more fitting For I never dream of gentler times Of childhood friends Indeed my mind wanders To the fights and schemes and broken dreams That formed me … Continue reading

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Wing Free

Out of fire He will wing so free Victory Born of flame He will so inspire Call his name Through the air He will blaze a path None compare Long apart He will yet return To your heart (c) Helen … Continue reading

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Travelling In My Heart – Memory Part Three

My mother would simply say ‘don’t start’ Father refused to play his part And brother laughed and threw his quiet darts A sun king growing in his domain Everything fine within his name And if I cried for justice here … Continue reading

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Watercolour Dreams

I’m drifting in watercolour dreams Soft hues flutter past me Whispering childhood secrets I cannot yet hear But I am content Even so I’m floating in watercolour seas The rainbow has fallen To earth at my feet I am content … Continue reading

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