The Fire

Edward Hemstreet is a surfacing artist from New Jersey, United States. His works are featured or forthcoming in Figroot Press, Into the Void Magazine, and The Gateway Review among others. When not writing, he may be found eating bushes of honeysuckle and drinking uncomfortable amounts of tea.


The Fire

Fast friends
/_ bent _/
 	in the sun.
|` Gold grain |`
abundant ;
 	thick beams
ignite >*
the field.
Oh, fast friends
/_ bent _/
 	in the sun —
Spread slow,
[ ,,, ] the kindle
 	together.

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