Twin flame

She forgave me my ashen face —
burnt out memories pale
to those yet to come. We focus


on the fire burning brightest,
whose hypnotic flame dances
like dueling spirits refusing

to be bottled in bodies
that betray their age
but not their yearning.

© 2021 | Phillip Knight Scott

Written for dVerse’s Quadrille night: ashes to ashes. Also used Fandango’s One Word Challenge (hypnotic)

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. I am a Tar Heel born and bred and watch every Yankees game I can. I'm still searching for my own TARDIS. My first novel, "The Alien in the Backseat," is available now!

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