maria sudibyo

(280883 / parist van java)

Art of Fire


Whether big, whether small
Whether tamed, whether monster
Whether damned, whether adored
Fire is always attracting

Whether solid, whether liquid
In the summer, in the winter
Whether friend, whether foe
Fire always born to burn

Match sparks, gas bursts
Hot springs vacation, sun bath holiday
Inside earth, the shear of space
Fire never truly dies

The light, the smoke
Training patience, teaching alertness
You must learn or left in ash
Fire is master of survival

The spirit, the god
Breath and move, eat and grow
The desire, the anger
Fire is enigmatic thing

Submitted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009
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