Tagged: fire

in the middle of

in the middle of
winter, we worry about
overheating, fire

hazards, and we pray we don’t freeze,
huddled under the same roof
.
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we are bringing wok-

we are bringing wok-
roasted peanuts
back – from grandma’s
kitchen to mom’s to

mine, each with her own fire and
flair, with more than a grain of salt
.
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nineteen weeks later,

nineteen weeks later,
we are home again, the fire
is on, the water

is running, the fridge is full,
we make noise like happy children
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: home

one day, our memories

one day, our memories
will no longer spark – you will
be left holding the

flint, and i will be steel, tired
of matching wits, igniting
.
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it is stated in countless

it is stated in countless
handbooks and hazard
identification trainings
that whenever a dust
layer of as little as one-
thirty-second of an
inch accumulates,
immediate cleaning is
warranted to prevent
combustion. i had often
thought that somehow, this
pain would be
useful, drawing close
each layer like a
comforter, a coat,
an armor, a potential,
not knowing enough
about chemistry
and vents
and letting go
.
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birdwatching in our

reality and

reality and
imagination are our
favorite sticks to

rub together when we are
ready to take on the world
.
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when we rub these two

the degree to which

fueled by