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Fire and Ice-2

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Fire and Ice-2

Fire and Ice

‘One hundred years of solitude’
What a way to begin  it with
Its hero facing  fire,  to recall
The day he first  saw ice.

One  school of logic queer goes thus:
‘Smoke comes out of fire. From mountains
Comes smoke. So, mountains, even
snow capped, should contain fire.’

Fire and ice are that way linked
To literature and logic.
Would I be wrong to think :
If literature  is fire, logic is ice.

@ 24/ Nov/12
S.Jagathsimhan Nair
For: Carol Brown’s ‘Fire and ice’ contest

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  1. Date: 12/19/2012 5:01:00 AM
    Creative thinking within this winning work..Congrats...Sara

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 4:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your awesome win my dear friend, S.J! love/hugs, LG

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 3:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Jag my friend xx

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 2:59:00 AM
    Congratulations my friend Jag on your excellent win. Wishing you a blessed Christmas. Hugs/Love Maria

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 8:44:00 PM
    JAg, 2 perceived opposite meanings when it comes to "FIRE And ICE" :-) Congratulations with your winning poem In , Carol's contest... goodnight~ PD

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 5:05:00 PM
    very interesting one and how you made a question out of it at the end. Big congrats for your win, and a happy holiday season to you, jag.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 1:55:00 PM
    Thank you for supporting my contest and congratulations on your placement Jag. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 9:13:00 AM
    I was gonna write an entry for this one and had to see what u came up with...your scientific mind really went all out with this poetic analogy! Wonderful! I was thinking you were gonna write about ice-capped volcanoes...

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 6:48:00 AM
    Well thinking and well done for the contest Jag, luck in contest ! - oxox Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 12:09:00 PM
    Interesting thoughts Jag; wish you all the best for the contest with your unique gem ;)

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 8:03:00 AM
    Interesting work..Winners' list for sure..That reminded me of what little I was taught of Philosophy in college...Enjoyed reading this morn..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 7:11:00 AM
    deep thinking Jag, like it xx