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I built a fire



I built a fire
Dancing there it was
No one to join me, 
I savored the fires presence
alone

Nobody
but the flames and me

While the fire crackles
Joyfully devouring
Magazines
They sit oblivious
And discuss god.

Can't you see?
God's in here with me
Eating those articles
With the utmost joy
Bringing back memories
In the greatest of hope
That waft in with the crimson
Smell of smoke
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Submitted on April 10, 2011

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Hey, some of these aren't that great but what the heck. I just like writing how I feel in the moment so some of my poems might be confusing because I was confused in that moment. Maybe thats why I wanted to write a poem, to sort out my thoughts. Anyway, just read them and hopefully just one of them will bring you some kind of joy, or make you feel some kind of connection. Peace.>>>I also do star photography - probably why space works its way into a lot of my writing. http://mcb-photography.blogspot.com/ more…

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