A fire burns inside.


It desires to be satisfied.


But what quenches it

fuels it all the more. 


It feeds on skin-to-skin contact

and that only kindles it.


Like a log to a furnace,

it inflames the inferno

until it becomes consumed.


Then it becomes



An unstoppable wildfire.


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Starward's picture

You have captured, very well,

You have captured, very well, the unusual ability of human emotions, especially the fiery ones, to self-feed.