Lightning Burning

lightning never
sees its fire burning
the trees

absent and forlorn
as love can be

I can feel your
thunder on the
mountainside.

we will tame
the ashes, fan the flames,
and the pray the sky
returns to calm
forgetful sleep.

© Ben Ditmars 2014

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