Bonfire In A World So Cold
I’ve learnt that it comes and goes in waves.
But what's important is to survive the tide,
Stay on deck and keep on sailing until the end.
It starts and ends with us, or either of us,
But it’s the innumerable memories
And unfulfilled dreams that feel betrayed.
Life goes on, and people move on quick.
But honestly, it’s the warm-hearted who stays,
Like a bonfire ...
Sunday 19th March 2023 5:51 am
It started way back when I was a child
One cold November night in sixty-four
Old furniture and windfall from the trees
Piled high into a mound of combustibles
Each year new kindling was added to ashes
That had smudged the verdant back garden lawn
Layer upon layer added to the blackened hill
That was gradually growing towards the sky
One year I lo...
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