Thomas Bateson

(1570-1630 / England)

Love Is The Fire - Poem by Thomas Bateson

Love is the fire that burns me,
The smokes are thoughts confused,
Which dim my soul, my soul,
And hath my sense abused.
Though fire to ashes turn me,
Yet doth the smoke more grieve me,
That dims my mind,
Whose light should still relieve me.

Comments about Love Is The Fire by Thomas Bateson

  • Maya Blax (9/24/2015 7:52:00 AM)

    So beautiful (Report) Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (7/5/2015 9:06:00 PM)

    It is the fire of love that keeps the world together. Great poem. I love it. (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu Babatunde Aremu (6/29/2015 9:53:00 PM)

    The fire of love. also purifies and sometimes refines. Nice write (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/29/2015 6:47:00 AM)

    Love is the fire that burns me. Nice piece of work with the muse of love. (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Poewhit (6/29/2015 4:18:00 AM)

    depends on the size of the fire (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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