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Flint of Want

Dance in the ashes of desperation,
set fire to darkness etched,
in the crevices of your soul.
Step determined through the graveyard,
of hopes resting place,
scream shout wake your hearts light,
bring sacrificed emotions back.
let them in.
Your eyes dark and empty,
cant you see?
Its coming closer each second shimmer,
ignited by the flint of want,
life's the gasoline,
burning bright all the shadows,
in the ashes of desperation.

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  1. Date: 6/19/2012 8:16:00 AM
    Congratulations on your featured poem this week Heidi. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 12:32:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "Simple Poems" contest Heidi. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 7:44:00 AM
    Heidi congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 1:01:00 AM
    Congrats on you win, Heidi! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 11:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poem and win!!! Terry

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 11:07:00 AM
    Welcome to P-Soup Heidi. - Very well written poem you sharing, thank you. - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 9:26:00 AM
    HEIDI.. A wonderful congratulations with your awesome deep poem,... God bless~ XOX*PD