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I wonder what Mack is brewing today
All I can do is lick the pot
He builds me up higher, my embers, they-
Are smiling cause they know they're hot

I stare at the red sofa he's sitting upon
And at the cat I've burned once or twice
What can I say? The thing knows its wrong
To sit by a fire with ice

I taste a small dripping of soup from above
My flames hiss in the deepest content
With my dancing shadows, I warm as a glove
As I wait for a new log's descent

Copyright © Juli- Michelle

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  1. Date: 9/12/2014 8:32:00 AM
    Nice poem. Wonderful imagery!

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 1:09:00 AM
    You make me want to try this style out! It's incredibly interesting seeing something from the perspective of inanimate object. Extremely well penned!

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 8:53:00 AM
    This is terrific, I have not tried this form, I like it.

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 9:55:00 AM
    An awesome write with great personification my dear Juli-Michelle! I enjoyed reading it! thank you so much for sharing and your wonderful comment on my latest poem. Have a blessed and grace-filled day! love and hugs, Leonora