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Saturday, August 28, 2010

the toe check

testing volcanic waters
-wellness infused-

impatient yet unconditioned
to the blistering burn

yearning to float beyond
the sphere of flesh
to some nirvana state

where i submerge fully
at will
unscathed by fear of
heat or consequence


  1. Powerful and very brave poem, Fire's Journey!

  2. Yep that's how I do also...always gotta test the waters before jumping in...dig your style...ONE::

  3. I like this as an introduction to your blog, top stuff.

    And welcome to Poets United.

    Herb Alyette.

  4. Wow, so much imagery, well done~

  5. Hi! I am a new member of Poets Unite...and I am in a group with you! I am looking foward to reading your work, sharing...Nice to connect!

  6. Nailed it
    :: throws water in your face ::

  7. I appreciate the feedback and the welcome. Looking forward to reading you all... Y'all come back now, y'hear?! ;-)

  8. Love the final line....

    unscathed by fear of
    heat or consequence

    Ah to have no fear....


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