Sunday, May 9, 2010


they mimic the
light of a
cooling fire
collapsing against
the surface
until it slowly
wastes away

unlucky enough to
know the meaning
of relative permanence
they search for ways
to avoid fading
into a featureless


Lynn Alexander said...

Well done, glad I caught this today.

I think permanence is more a notion, rarely holding true. How often we are wrong when we think things will last forever. Things burn, fall apart, people come and go...

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