2014 Day 2 – Burning

She was never good enough, he told her,
Though she blazed star-bright for him
Till she burned out.
Now, in the dark,
His mouth is filled with ashes.

 

flame

Note: the prompt was to go to Reb Livingston’s Bibliomancy Oracle, get a random quotation and write a poem inspired by it. The quote I got was:

Be more radical, star, you will say

Don’t stand there burning)

from “Materialist Horoscope” by Vanessa Jimenez Gabb

Advertisements

2 responses

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s