Spontaneous human combustion

There's a fire in my belly

Today is my day

Look in the mirror

I look hot!

I make her laugh

I'm on fire!!

My days all planned

Firing on all cylinders!!


There's a fire in my belly.

A mixture of fiery passion and suffocating smoke

It drives me, powering my engines, turning my cogs, driving me on.

The harder I work

The more I care

The greater the passion 

The more I stoke the fires in my depths

With each new challenge 

More fuel to the fire

With each hard word

Fuel to the fire

With each broken promise

Fuel to the fire




My engines burst

And I self combust

◄ Drawing from an empty barrel

Do Something. ►


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suki spangles

Tue 12th Jul 2016 03:53

I was waiting for the punch line at the end. Nice one! And thanks for the feedback on my poems too, really appreciated.

I also just read the poem "Kid". I imagine that is a great poem to perform.


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Matthew James

Thu 26th May 2016 20:53

Thank you both x

Emily Kate O'Sullivan

Thu 26th May 2016 11:47


Chrissy Reeves

Wed 18th May 2016 19:43

I enjoyed the energy and speed in this poem. Chrissy.

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