When breathed upon.
Her fire, extinguished,
Had nearly snuffed his out too—
A dead man walking—until
An angel came with heaven’s breath,
Stirred gray coals once more to red hot flame.
Lone embers glow again when breathed upon.
Written as the sequel to “The Fire Went Out”
Copyright © 2018 Abigail Gronway – All Rights Reserved
Syllabic pattern: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10
Lines 1-4 are repeated as Line 10.