FIRE POEMS

Fire Pages
I will read ashes for you, if you ask me.
I will look on the fire and tell you from the gray lashes
And out of the red and black tongues and stripes,
I will tell how fire comes
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Carl Sandburg

From The Midst Of The Fire
FROM the midst of the fire I fling
These arrows of fire to you:
If they sing, and burn, and sting,
You feel how I burn too;
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James Thomson

Fire And Ice
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
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Robert Frost

Fire. (Sonnet Ii.)
Not without fire can any workman mould
The iron to his preconceived design,
Nor can the artist without fire refine
And purify from all its dross the gold;
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Fire In The Heavens
Fire in the heavens, and fire along the hills,
and fire made solid in the flinty stone,
thick-mass'd or scatter'd pebble, fire that fills
the breathless hour that lives in fire alone.
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Christopher John Brennan

If You Are Fire
If you are fire and I am fire,
Who blows the flame apart
So that desire eludes desire
Around one central heart ?
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Isaac Rosenberg

A Silly Sylvan, Kissing Heav'N-Born Fire
A silly sylvan, kissing heav'n-born fire,
Scorched his lips for his so fond desire:
I, not so fond, but gaz'd whilst such fire burned,
And all my heart straight into flames was turned.
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John Wilbye

Oh Day Of Fire And Sun
Oh day of fire and sun,
Pure as a naked flame,
Blue sea, blue sky and dun
Sands where he spoke my name;
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Sara Teasdale

Ice And Fire
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
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Edmund Spenser

Branding The Foals
WHY do I look for fire to brand these foals?
What do I need, when all within is fire?
And lo, she comes, carrying the lighted coals
And branding toolâ??she who is my desire!
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Padraic Colum

Ashes denote that Fire was—
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Ashes denote that Fire was-
Revere the Grayest Pile
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Emily Dickinson

But Most Thy Light
I know how fire burns,
How from the wrangling fumes
Rose and amber blooms,
And slowly dies.
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John Freeman

Summer Noon
Fire in the heavens, and fire along the hills,
and fire made solid in the flinty stone,
thick-massed or scattered pebble, fire that fills
the breathless hour that lives in fire alone.
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Christopher John Brennan

Humming-Bird
UP from the navel of the world,
Where Cuzco has her founts of fire,
The passer of the Gulf he comes.

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Padraic Colum

Light Up The Fire
I gaze into the heart, lowly it may be,
Thought the words be higher still.
For the heart is all the substance,
The speech an accident.
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Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Fire On The Hills
The deer were bounding like blown leaves
Under the smoke in front the roaring wave of the brush-fire;
I thought of the smaller lives that were caught.
Beauty is not always lovely; the fire was beautiful, the terror
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Robinson Jeffers

Hot Sun, Cool Fire
Hot sun, cool fire, tempered with sweet air,
Black shade, fair nurse, shadow my white hair.
Shine, sun; burn, fire; breathe, air, and ease me;
Black shade, fair nurse, shroud me and please me.
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George Peele

An Olive Fire
An olive fire's a lovely thing;
Somehow it makes me think of Spring
As in my grate it over-spills
With dancing flames like daffodils.
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Robert Service

An Olive Fire
An olive fire's a lovely thing;
Somehow it makes me think of Spring
As in my grate it over-spills
With dancing flames like daffodils.
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Robert William Service

Ebb And Flow
When first Thou on me, Lord, wroughtest Thy sweet print,
My heart was made Thy tinder-box,
My 'ffections were Thy tinder in't,
Where fell Thy sparks by drops.
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Edward Taylor

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