Mother Flame

She took the edge off a biting chill warmed our home with no whiff of fireworks consuming scant resources for her efforts  Her flame housed within confinements of her era, class, her gender and background danced with unique passion within ‘her place’  Not a doting Donna Reed type nor an activist burning her bra she … More Mother Flame

Fire Alarm

So many things are cooking at once – the draft of a poem a half-written letter a sketch for a painting a new app to learn Right now, they’re half-baked so I’ll turn up the heat let all but one simmer on a back burner and hope that my home doesn’t burn down   Is … More Fire Alarm

Fire Haiku

Light illuminates consuming all energy until it births dark   Another poem inspired by the winter solstice.   Image by Pixabay