Patience — A Poem

For weeks,

the hearth was stoked

and fed.

Now,

two brands withdrawn

and lead

away

to light their

separate paths.

Cold absence

and quiet.

Wait —

patient breath upon the coals

till the embers

stir again

to flame.

 

— C.Birde

Created with Nokia Smart Cam

“Light” — C.Birde, 1/16

 

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