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The Fireside

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Below is the poem entitled The Fireside which was written by poet John Beam. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Fireside

By the hearth whether given stolen or made                                                                                                                        at this center piece where things are shared                                                                                                                       is a recipe to inspire while the imagination played                                                                                                                          where telling of the stories leaped and flared                                                                                                                         songs are sung there as a drink to the tongue                                                                                                                                for protection warmth and a place to eat                                                                                                                          around the fire so much thought has sprung                                                                                                                 Like a fiery pulse the poetical heartbeat                                                                                                                                       even in flickering embers lies a romantic                                                                                                                standing to close you may be burned                                                                                                                                            but never cold so be the good semantic                                                                                                                                               rage like the fire that consumed and yearned

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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