words that rage on nothing

"words that rage on nothing" by C. Streetlights via @CStreetlights #Word #Rage #Poetry
"words that rage on nothing" by C. Streetlights via @CStreetlights #Word #Rage #Poetry

like smoke,
your words consume the wind.
blindly reaching out–
grasping in
desperation.

like embers,
your words pulse in insecurity.
heat madly sparking–
failing to
ignite.

like ash,
your words cling to life’s dust.
what once raged, is now forgotten–
wasted fire
on
fire’s own insecurity.

C. Streetlights
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I wrote and illustrated my first bestseller, "The Lovely Unicorn" in the second grade and I've been terrified of success ever since. Published by ShadowTeamsNYC and represented by Lisa Hagen Books