Blue-bleak embers

“… and blue-bleak embers, ah my dear,
Fall, gall themselves and gash gold-vermilion.”
Hopkins’ The Windhover

I love embers. They are one of the wildest mysteries in the world.

The flames they hide behind them. The fiery red-orange that comes out of the bleak blue ember. That fire lying within. Passionate. Waiting-to-show its face. That rage. Many embers do lie dormant in us. Waiting to be stoked. Waiting for air. A hearing.

Advertisements

~ by KS on December 27, 2008.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: