Heart Flame

Heart Flame

A Poem by D Connolly
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Helping others through personal, sometimes painful experience

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Those who are burning set the world on fire

I felt the heat in my heart

Wanting to burn everything I touched

My nimble rage, threatening to consume me

Was I to be left to blacken

A husk of my former glory?


I ran

And I ran

And there was nothing truer in my heart at that moment

That if I didn’t run I would solder myself to that spot for the rest of time

A slow ember

The last of my light fading in disgrace


No


I will seek the dying fires

Touch the slow embers fading

Uniting our flames

Covering the world

And lighting all in our paths


With the wind at our heels

And the fire growing

I will blaze the way for others

Trapped in the darkness

And fan their flames

And our light will never die

© 2019 D Connolly


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i understand the intention here...and the idea of helping others by fanning their flames of caring...
and at the same time doing this fans our own flame and gives us purpose...
so unselfish is this speaker....and if others would share this philosophy of helping others..the world might just heal.
lovely metaphor here.
j.

Posted 1 Month Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.




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i understand the intention here...and the idea of helping others by fanning their flames of caring...
and at the same time doing this fans our own flame and gives us purpose...
so unselfish is this speaker....and if others would share this philosophy of helping others..the world might just heal.
lovely metaphor here.
j.

Posted 1 Month Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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D Connolly
D Connolly

Bradenton, FL



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