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Ice Cube

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Ice Cube

colorless, humble and a miracle on a heated day 
ice is nice 
why can’t my warm heart melt your icy stare
you show so consciously for all to see 
fire is in me burning 
to turn your ice heart to the splash of water 
so I could drink you in 
taking away the stony ice barrier you present 
be magically deformed in the warm sun
and let me melt your cold cold heart

Contest: Ice Cube
July 15/13

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  1. Date: 7/17/2013 4:38:00 AM

    I am SO glad to have discovered your wonderful poetry, Betty!...Lines six and seven are brilliant, as is the entire verse...Have a wonderful and blessed day - Tim

  1. Date: 7/15/2013 7:51:00 PM

    If one isn't willing to turn their own pilot light on, nobody will ever be able to remain warm around that person. Excellently done!