Poetry: The Soul of Light

 

strike the match

breathe the light

into the lifeline of your soul

whether illuminating words

written now or years ago

 

flip the switch

remember it:

the image of your sanctum bright

reflecting painted melodies

in water colors born by night

 

strike the stone

survey the flame

that eats what’s left of worn-in pain

cackles at the taste of bone

and builds for god an ashy throne

 

feel the thunder

quake in fear

at the discretion of Earth’s strength

that cradles you with simple glow

and yet, in anger, burns below

 

watch horizons

feel the awe

of slow life born by fusion’s might

and don’t forget your hopeful trust

of the black void’s gift of light

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