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Time for another poem

Posted by lilosophie none (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 16, 12 at 12:32

The keeper of the flame
Paid no attention to the fire
Only a few cinders remained.
A cold night coming
Must feed the fire
Watching to be sure
There will be heat
Come morning.
Stoked the stove
Eating chocolate
Sipping brandy
While combustion roars
And the fire can be banked.
Inattention has it's own penalties
Or rewards

Lilo Ducommun


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RE: Time for another poem

Another good one Lilo Thank you


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RE: Time for another poem

  • Posted by mwheel East. WV-Z.6 (My Page) on
    Thu, Feb 16, 12 at 13:38

What a lovely image your poem evokes; I could skip the brandy--maybe Bailey's Irish Cream, instead?--but the chocolates and warm fire make me envious.

Echoing Oscar, "Another good one Lilo Thank you"


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RE: Time for another poem

Luv the poem. Especially the first line " The keeper of the flame". It sets the tone of the poem.


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RE: Time for another poem

You are so good in awakening memories, I can even smell the fire and a pot of grog would stay hot on the "Kachelofen".
Thanks


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