What better day than  Valentine’s Day to share a bit of poetry.  I don’t write a lot of poetry, and certainly don’t consider myself a poet, but every once in  a while, words come to me in a pattern.   I hope you enjoy!



tended well
it brings comfort
provides fortification

it can hypnotize
mesmerize with brilliance
embrace with warmth
excite with heat

but it demands respect
must be treated with care

its tendrils can reach up
bring pain
burn until one cannot draw breath

its intensity
bringing unimaginable agony
complete destruction

but doused
its loss leaves us chilled

dangerous yet necessary


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