Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership
Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Fire and Ice

Richard Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux - LIFETIME Premium Member Richard Lamoureux - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Fire and Ice which was written by poet Richard Lamoureux. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Richard Lamoureux

Best Richard Lamoureux Poems

+ Fav Poet

Fire and Ice

I look out across the ice 
towards an igloo in the distance
It is like a diamond sparkling in the night
I see a fire burning within it's centre
Refracting light through the crystallized walls

I walk towards the light
There are dogs basking in the warm glow
I feel the crunching of my boots on the ice
My breaths heatless smoke escapes my body
I pray that this is not an oasis
A cruel trick my mind is playing on me

Moments ago I longed for sleep
I longed for relief from a sea of white ice
To sit by an open flame
There it lies beneath a sphere of ice
Will I be allowed to enter?
Will it's heat be released to me
One foot in front of the other
Inches away
Angel emerges from the ice home
I am a welcomed guest
Warmth love
Now I can sleep
Ice and fire both offer shelter

By:Richard Lamoureux

For Fire and Ice Poetry Contest

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 12/19/2012 4:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on your awesome win my dear friend, Richard! love/hugs, LG

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/19/2012 6:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Leonora, I appreciate you taking time to comment.
  1. Date: 12/19/2012 2:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Richard, well deserved blondy xx

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/19/2012 6:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Why thank you Mandy.
  1. Date: 12/19/2012 2:37:00 AM
    An excellent write!! Congrats my friend Richard on your winning poem. Cheers and Good day always!! Hugs, Maria

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/19/2012 6:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Maria I like the Santa Hat!
  1. Date: 12/19/2012 1:00:00 AM
    Just Beautiful ......... Felicitations :-) Ellie Daphne

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/19/2012 6:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Daphne
  1. Date: 12/18/2012 8:40:00 PM
    Richard, 2 perceived opposite meanings when it comes to "FIRE And ICE" :-) Congratulations with your winning poem In , Carol's contest... goodnight~ PD

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/18/2012 10:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Linda
  1. Date: 12/18/2012 4:48:00 PM
    wow, I love how you did yours by putting a man in the ice. What a great idea. Yes, fire ahead of someone would be like an oasis in the desert. Big congrats to you on your win.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/18/2012 10:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much Andrea
  1. Date: 12/18/2012 1:49:00 PM
    Thank you for supporting my contest and congratulations on your placement Richard. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 4:05:00 PM
    Wonderful entry for the contest Rick. Hugs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/4/2012 5:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Cecilia, how are you doing??
  1. Date: 12/4/2012 2:50:00 PM
    Beautiful poem and a great entry, enjoyed your verse and good luck in the contest, Rose xxx

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/4/2012 2:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks!
  1. Date: 12/3/2012 6:48:00 AM
    Lovely written, I feel the warmth of your heart and the open flame! - Good luck in the contest. - Hope the first week in December will give you some Christmas glow. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/3/2012 6:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Anne, it has started off well.
  1. Date: 12/3/2012 4:15:00 AM
    Amazingly beautiful Poem Richard. You have weaved both Ice and Fire or Heat and Cold together like they exist all around us. My good wishes for your contest entry and thank you once again for your good wishes and kind comments on my Poem PINK PINK PINK. Love and best wishes...Ravindra K

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/3/2012 6:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Ravindra
  1. Date: 12/3/2012 3:21:00 AM
    dear Richard thank you for your nice share..enjoyed it much... congratulation for the contest:) <3 SK

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/3/2012 6:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks.
  1. Date: 12/2/2012 5:41:00 PM
    "Let the ice melt your fears, and let the fire burn in your eyes to reign, for your angel shall b the light of every open door, to embrace... Very well constructed piece, best wishes in the contest... Xoxo Carma"

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/2/2012 5:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, I am glad you liked my poem.
  1. Date: 12/2/2012 12:16:00 PM
    very nice entry into this contest. Best of luck! hugs, Catie :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/2/2012 3:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Catie, I hope my Questionku explanation made sense. I look forward to reading your entry.