Treasure Island

Andrew Hinton

(1993 / Massachusetts)

Firelight


I see fire, burning my hills,
My desire, and heart stills.

Brought to my knees, from the things I've done,
Hoping my Father will still call me son.

I see ashes, coating the air,
Burning lashes, I cannot bear.

Hands full of ashes, the mistakes that I made,
Feeling the wound of life's burning blade.

I feel heat, burning my chest,
Tired feet, but I can’t rest.

Clouds of rain, thunder in the sky,
No today I will not die.

I burn anger, now I will fight,
Forget danger, I'll make it right.

Rising now, muscles drawn tight,
I will fight by firelight.

Submitted: Thursday, December 05, 2013

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  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (12/7/2013 12:12:00 PM)

    A fiery fantastic spark of emotions poem. I was overawed by your rhymin technique. So smart poet pleez do atempt answerin my riddles poem. (Report) Reply

  • Far Lapenna (12/5/2013 3:52:00 PM)

    I can feel emotions rolling off this poem like sparks from a flame - beautiful poetry it expresses your strength very well. (Report) Reply

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