guardian of the flame

if I

were the one
who came
to steal
your fire

would you
hide yourself

hide
the heat
from me

or
would you
take my hand

place it
near the flame

on the flame

in the flame

to be
the flame

if I
were the one

would you hide
the fire

~

Poem #332 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie.

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