They run 'em nights burning flames

Walani Ndhlovu By Walani Ndhlovu, 6th Jun 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
Posted in Wikinut>Writing>Poetry

An early setting of tales, the evening fire. Let's go back to the battle between the flames and the darkness as you read They run 'em nights burning flames.

They run 'em nights burning flames


They run 'em nights burning flames
Around the evening fire that long owned fame
With the trepidation of light escaping shadows
Shooting sparks the horizon adores

Wood bundles riding onto heads of maids
To light the flame that vacuum the thoughts for beds
With the twilight that doth with them come
They run 'em nights burning flames

A ring of skins make the light waves out phase
With the jealousy winds that whine to stop the blaze
Like a pilot flames run 'em nights
A small version of what daily brights

Tales diffuse through the smoke that gossip
High knees, mouths welcoming a jar that settles on the bottom lip
For with the glow, darkness fulfils none of its aims
As they run 'em nights burning flames.

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Ancestors, Burning, Combustion, Fire, Flames, History, Stories, Tales, Walani

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author avatar Walani Ndhlovu
Born and raised in his country, Malawi, Walani graduated at Mzuzu International Academy and attended a high school PG year at Taft school in Connecticut. His writing is a reflection of Africa.

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author avatar Phyl Campbell
11th Jun 2014 (#)

Great cadence in this piece!

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