In a far away land fire rages-

we are not safe here too-

the Hollow Men at the helm

are sucking our life out-

they rage with

their ‘Headpiece filled with straw’*-

we in turn are slowly becoming

flint, ember

and waiting in silence-



*The quote is from T.S. Eliot’s The Hollow Men



Posted for Weekly Challenge : FIRE @ earthweal