Fire that glares.

Fire sparks in the dark
Fistful of blackness 
I swallow, 
swallow with an insatiable need 
I’m afraid the rage, 
the fire that glares at the ink 
Defiant 
has me crackling 
under the skin. 
How I laugh 
at my audacity, 
yet here I am 
Here I am 
swallowing fistful of blackness 
to my own 
fiery demise...



















          
            ...embers 
                sparks 
                  jagged tongue 
                    What say you, O Hunger?











6 responses to “Fire that glares.”

  1. Gorgeous imagery, Rafia. Resonates.

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      1. You’re welcome, Rafia. Always. 🤍☺️

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  2. Beautifully written. Thanks for sharing.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank YOU for taking the time to read them ❤

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