Spontaneous Combustion

There was a wild place in the center of his mortal body,
a furnace of fire, a turning wheel of fire, an all-consuming
blaze of light, the same flare of hot magic which shined us
out of the age of darkness and into the time of living light,
the very light that grants true vision to the eye and mind,
and now behold he was borne aloft by fire, was lifted
high to the burning skies, thrust into the fiery stars
astride the tip of a furious flame, on his own, yet
not alone, engulfed in a dream, a dream of fire,
where he traveled on, swept along through
the frigid heart of endless space, while
the only trace he left behind was
a beckoning siren’s song
of fire, blazing still
within our chest.

Firework 10s

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About Bob OHearn

My name is Bob O'Hearn, and I live with my Beloved Mate, Mazie, in the foothills of the Northern California Sierra Nevada Mountains. I have a number of blog sites you may enjoy: Photo Gallery: http://www.pbase.com/1heart Essays on the Conscious Process: http://theconsciousprocess.wordpress.com/ Compiled Poetry and Prosetry: https://feelingtoinfinity.wordpress.com/ Verses and ramblings on life as it is: https://writingonwater934500566.wordpress.com/ Verses and Variations on the Investigation of Mind Nature: https://themindthatneverwas.wordpress.com/ Verses on the Play of Consciousness: https://onlydreaming187718380.wordpress.com/ Poetic Fiction, Fable, Fantabulation: https://themysteriousexpanse.wordpress.com/ Poems of the Mountain Hermit: https://snowypathtonowhere.wordpress.com/ Love Poems from The Book of Yes: https://lovesight.wordpress.com/ Autobiographical Fragments, Memories, Stories, and Tall Tales: https://travelsindreamland.wordpress.com/ Ancient and modern spiritual texts, creatively refreshed: https://freetransliterations.wordpress.com/ Writings from selected Western Mystics, Classic and Modern: https://westernmystics.wordpress.com/ Wisdom of a Spirit Guide: https://spiritguidesparrow.wordpress.com/ Thank You!
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