campfire memories

Soft white pine needles
Have a way
Of smoking:

Crackling first
Then plumes of white wispy
Faces form,
Smoke so dense and peering
From soft pine logs you
Hope to light,
 
Faces of smoke
That drift long and thin,
Long after pine needles
Have extinguished,
Long after you have gone to bed.

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20 responses to “campfire memories

  1. nice…love that bit of magic in the faces forming in the smoke…great natural touches in this as well….

  2. nice…love that bit of magic in the faces forming in the smoke…great natural touches in this as well….

  3. enchanting the mood you create with your words!

  4. enchanting the mood you create with your words!

  5. I agree; it is better to have a soul which lasts! (✿◠‿◠)

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  6. I agree; it is better to have a soul which lasts! (✿◠‿◠)

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  7. You took me back a few years and I enjoyed the sensory experience–could almost smell those pine needles burning.

  8. You took me back a few years and I enjoyed the sensory experience–could almost smell those pine needles burning.

  9. lovely comments you guys, thank you!! this was written after camping and finding out about a friend's death and staring into the fire and seeing how all our lives are intertwined and how memories will continue to gaze through the smoke and haze of life…….

  10. lovely comments you guys, thank you!! this was written after camping and finding out about a friend's death and staring into the fire and seeing how all our lives are intertwined and how memories will continue to gaze through the smoke and haze of life…….

  11. oh nice…i could actually smell this…and now i wanna go and make a campfire…smiles

  12. oh nice…i could actually smell this…and now i wanna go and make a campfire…smiles

  13. This is a wonderful poem – in its observations, using all the textures and sensuous information to pull one into the scene with taste, smell, touch, dreaminess, and wonder! Well done.

  14. This is a wonderful poem – in its observations, using all the textures and sensuous information to pull one into the scene with taste, smell, touch, dreaminess, and wonder! Well done.

  15. thank you Claudia and Beachanny~ you guys are always such an inspiration to keep writing!

  16. thank you Claudia and Beachanny~ you guys are always such an inspiration to keep writing!

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