J. E. Carpenter


Fire And Light - Poem by J. E. Carpenter

Fire and light, fire and light
we were fire and light
before the world began
we shown like stars

now enclosed in flesh
like fireflies in jars
we forget we emit light
and a flame that consumes

Like the earth inside the core
or the lamps inside a room
we are like our Maker
fire and light, fire light,
a love that consumes the cold and night.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is a response poem to Peter Sterling's 'The Sands of Time.'

Comments about Fire And Light by J. E. Carpenter

  • Gold Star - 35,597 Points Gajanan Mishra (11/19/2012 9:18:00 PM)

    A love that consumes the cold and night.
    O fine. Congratulation.

    I invite you to red my poems and comment please.
    Yours,
    Gajanan Mishra (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 19, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 20, 2012


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