Friday, August 10, 2018

Something Happened (569)


Forever ago,
a thin coldness
tempted the warmth 
from this room, 
where fires 
would blaze and spit  
on the hearth, heat 
spiraling outward, 
to scold and 
nip at heat-seekers 
who drew too close.



(c) 2018, by Hannah Six

Image: Martial Bacquet/Wikimedia Commons