burning lesson

Fire for our belly
Smoke for our breath
Ash for our heart

Great burning subtraction
Wild loss combustion machine

Coming
Coming

Eating it up
And
finally

in sordid stillness
in abject silence

gifting us this collodion-black
negative
of all
we had.

— Ian Miller

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One response to “burning lesson”

  1. The world weeps with you. _/\_

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