Hardly rested.
Singed and burnt,
The lessons learnt.
A pause…
Life neglecting.
Focusing on the fire,
Lead me to admire,
My hearts desire.
So much focus,
Tends to cripple.
Consequences ripple.
I played life as a game,
But sadly missed the flame.

My name is Jesse, I am a writer. I post both poetry and mental health pieces about my own struggles and journey on my blog here:


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4 thoughts on “Fire

  1. I like the music in this one.

    1. Thank you. I am glad that fast paced musical feel came across.

  2. Wow. Love the word choices and the emotions behind them! Beautifully written! ❤️

    1. Thank you so much.

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