left hand side border The Fire
© Gemma L. Holliday
9th October 2002
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A fire burns
In the darkness of my soul
Hidden deep


Hoping it will burn out
That it will leave me
To the fate I so deserve

Yet it burns

A smouldering ember
An obstinate spark of life


To flare like the Phoenix rising

To cast out the eternal night
Enveloping my soul

And melt the hard ice
Wrapped around my heart

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