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Burn

 Burn
      by Odin Roark

Can the world's flames be stopped
Will all things perish
From rock to feather

Humans

Like the conflagration of time
Are but matter and space
Seeking accord
In cosmic ash
Amidst swirling flash fuels

Stopping flames
Begs awareness
Against which
Innate self destruction dominates
Even as smoke filled consciousness
Attempts to satiate hunger
With sanity

Still

Like nature's carpet
Of red and gold passions
Smoldering at forest's edge
We remain insatiable
Blinded as we are
With consuming

Any Thing

Any Being

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