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Inspired by Evelyn Judy Buehler's haiku, 'Flames,' posted March 25, 2020 -- and highly recommended!  Thank you, Evelyn :)

Fire destroyed my home Flames engulfed my possessions Fire seared a hole in my heart Wildfires ravage a forest Trees, wildlife, vegetation Scorched earth's ruination... For thousands of years Fire's been a dear Friend, a welcome Companion She's warmed our homes Cooked our meals Lit our dwellings And the whole Commonweal's Fire can be such a positive force Pains taken to keep it on course Unleashed, nothing much is worse

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Date: 3/30/2020 6:58:00 PM
Wow! Well put.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 3/30/2020 10:23:00 PM
Got fired up for this one! :) gw
Date: 3/26/2020 11:23:00 PM
Gershon, The fanned flames give and take in your poem, a true dichotomy in the trade-off values. Very well written. -Richard
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 3/27/2020 1:07:00 PM
Thank you so much, Richard. Take care! :) Gershon
Date: 3/26/2020 5:33:00 PM
So true my friend. Fire is a good friend that bears watching. Turn your back on it once too often and it will destroy you. Great job here. God Bless, JB
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 3/26/2020 7:10:00 PM
Thank you so much, Judy! ~ Gershon
Date: 3/26/2020 12:41:00 PM
I love this terrific poem, Gershon! It illustrates so well that though fire is an old friend, it can also do harm, as with other forces of nature! You're welcome, and I am so happy for any influence I had in the creation of this gem. Thank you so much for mentioning me. Blessings. :)
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 3/26/2020 7:09:00 PM
Thanks for the spirited comment, Evelyn! We'll keep lifting each other's spirits! Cheers, Gershon
Date: 3/26/2020 10:06:00 AM
Enjoyed! Fire can warm us or cause us suffering.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 3/26/2020 7:08:00 PM
At least we're not on fire now! Cheers, Gershon
Date: 3/26/2020 10:04:00 AM
Very powerful poem my friend. I really like it. Great job on a great poem!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 3/26/2020 7:07:00 PM
Thanks for the enthusiasm, Mark! Cheers, Gershon