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Ode To Fireworks

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Ode To Fireworks

It is such great unity
That appears amongst the beauty
Of the bright light display?
Such colour, such energy within celebration,
Such a vivid canvas of man-made creation
That sparks with flair and passion;
To fall into the fog
Like all dying illusions.

Yet it is what it does for us:
Where we are drawn from our furnishings
That we clean in intervals,
Closing outside to a regular schedule,
Remaining well lit and sheltered
Resting our minds so dimly upon the
Soft and empty cushions
And hugging at the blind comfort
Of cover.

We are drawn from this facade
By another in itself.
Which brings us out like a beacon
Part Devil, half Eden
To then fade away
Like all illusions,
Leaving us quiet,
Revealing deepened images.
Exposed to chill
Peace climbs through our bones.

Let us stand together,
The great power that connects us;
The great unity
Amongst such beauty.

Till we once more return home…

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  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:39:00 PM
    Hi Aiden, , Congratulations :-) on having your poem Featured on the soups Home Page... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 10:52:00 AM
    congrats to you...your poem is featured on the home page this week... This poem is full of fantastic metaphor. The comparison of life to fireworks is outstanding..."To fall into the fog Like all dying illusions" ... so many great lines. Stunning :)

    Asoll Avatar Aiden Asoll
    Date: 8/27/2013 12:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks!! I was unsure about it when I posted it because no one commented, till you and Laura below obviously, so thank you for your feedback. Saw a firework display the other night on a drive home and there were people gathered on the grass island of a giant roundabout, just standing there watching and it made me think. Thankyou for your feedback though
  1. Date: 8/27/2013 8:39:00 AM
    Congrats on your wonderful featured poems! Laura :)

    Asoll Avatar Aiden Asoll
    Date: 8/27/2013 12:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Its featured?? Does that mean they think its good? Wow, that awesome! Thanks for pointing it out, i'd never have noticed