You are flaming fast this week! Love the romantic take.
Some idiot missed out! Not you, him! :-)
Aww...lovely bittersweet poem.Great magpie.
...the chance Loved the romantic take on this magpieI'm a hopeless romantic myself
Helen, love your romantic take on this Magpie. :-)
You have to look deep into that flame and let it burn...nice magpie..bkm
Taking the romantic approach, I see. Nice magpie.
So easy to be burnt by love! I like your style.
bitter sweet Magpie...well done!
As Janis Joplin sang, don't you turn your sweet back on love!I enjoyed your gentle poem.
PS--Goddess bless you for using pop up comments format. I wish everyone did.
I love that you wrote about love. It's all about love, and I love it! From the deep place in your heart!
How romantic and unexpected for me. Somehow I was driven to deep lost.These magpies really can take all of us on different journeys.Thanks Helen!
Beautiful. Fire is such a powerful metaphor for so many emotions. Well done.
you were quick on this :-) well done !
Romance is in the air! I love your take on the prompt. Lovely Magpie.
I just hear this in a whisper...(like a child pleading to believe in Santa once more....)
Perhaps an extinguisher isn't the best tool to kindle with? ;)
What a poignant poem, and you were the first this week!Christine
A wonderful take on the prompt! Great post!-Weasel
Oooh! Very nice, very simple language used to great effect.
Awwwwww! Nice, Helen.
How sweet and tender! Love it!
this is beautiful! i wanted to do a romantic take but somehow the words just went in another direction :)
Beautiful and sad. I like that combination!
Nice! I'm new to this magpie thing...thought I'd do some reading to see what's out there. I like how you used the fire metaphorically. Unrequited love, so hard.
True that...Loved it :)~Cheers
Hope you never get your fingers burned! :)
I recall the beautiful flames of love. These days I'm more interested in anti-acid to put them out!A simple and lovely piece, Helen.
Good job too - you might have got badly burnt...
Dear Helen: Passionate! I love romance! Excellent way with words especially;"look deeperAnd find the flame that is burning there"Love does that!jj
Aw, sweet but melancholy poem - yearning is vivid in this short piece! Nice work.
Your poem is lovingly wrought. I don't know why the Elvis song "Hunk of Burning Love" came to mind.
What a great romantic you are!! I fell for this...
It's never to late to kindle a flame, but once it's out nothing can revive it. Nice Magpie.
so easy to confuse the flames we choose to fan...
Helen, I can almost feel that flame flickering here. Lovely!
Beautifully romantic :)
Lovely, melancholy and rather profound. I liked the language and the flame image.
There is regret in this beautiful poem...but I sure don't regret reading it!
So romantic, darling H!xoxox,CC
Helen,It's a sad thing when love doesn't burn both ways.rel
Read this a few times and the more I readthe more I saw the more I liked.A mirroring effect of the sentiment of the poem.Good work Helen.I likes it!