Burn – quadrille for dVerse

There is a fire
in the heart of everything –
the green wood will
one day burn:
the flame of sunlight
caught in the dark
centre of the tree
will be unleashed,
to flow like water
over the earth,
fire reaching deep
into the soil.

For Victoria at dVerse – a quadrille is exactly 44 words, one of which must be the prompt word. Tonight, it’s “burn”. What a powerful word. There might be more to come…

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