Poems

Anna Ratcliff: ‘Love burns brightly’

Love burns brightly Will it burn like a match Catching quickly Burning brightly But it suddenly burns out Will it burn like a candle Burning on the wick With a gentle heat Lasting over a long time Will love burn like a fire cracker Bursting into explosions Of love Only to quickly fade away Will love burn like a bush fire Jumping and burning Across the country Some get burnt, but some don’t Will love burn like embers Out in the night in a campfire Burning slowly But burning in the morning Love is complicated It can burn Brightly, gently,…

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