It burned at first

pain, unfathomable

could almost feel

my skin melting

dripping away from the bone.

I watched helplessly

as my dreams turned to

blackened ash

wisping at my feet.

And it blew away

in the slightest breeze

like it’d been nothing at all.

 

Now,

I can’t get warm

without the blue licks

of flame that engulf my soul

you burnt me alive

in a white hot inferno

 

dust to dust.

And

from whence I came

I shall ever remain

 

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