Chuck Audette

Rookie - 59 Points (Poetry Hell, Vermont)

The Young Fire - Poem by Chuck Audette

naked flame, you're dancing higher
tasting life with such desire
but time passes, now to bed
of soft black ashes, pillows red
remembers knowing, it's admired
in embers glowing, now attired

Comments about The Young Fire by Chuck Audette

  • (12/19/2006 8:06:00 AM)

    'naked flame, you're dancing higher
    tasting life with such desire'
    mmmm...a wonderful metaphor for living life to the full, making your mark and being acknowledged. Strong images that paint a lasting picture. Love this...Justine
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  • (3/21/2006 6:16:00 PM)

    Great descriptive write; really brings fire to 'life' for me. Excellent poem! Thanks, Esther (Report) Reply

  • (1/2/2006 5:49:00 PM)

    I could stare at a fire for hours..........I've never written a poem about a fire though. A great topic. I'm not a fire-bug but, there's something hypnotic about them. Very nice poem. :) Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (1/2/2006 3:30:00 PM)

    Short but wonderful. A lovely explanation of fire. Thank you for the enjoyment of reading it. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Monday, January 2, 2006

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