The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors (halfshellvenus) wrote,
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Idol Survivor: "In This Night"

In This Night
idol survivor | challenge 1 | ~100 words
Quest For Fire


Our suspended lives
(gray with the treadmill
sameness of days)
all seek the spark
that will revive us/
transport us/ redeem us/
even set our souls on fire.

We wait to ignite
(and burn or be devoured).

But if that spark should come,
would we then seize it?
Would we breathe life
through its fiery heart,
or let it dwindle
from indifference?

Are we the yin
or the yang?
The death
or the dream?

The volcano
or the sacrificial maiden?

In the dark, we search
for light (for hope)
and we wonder
if this night
will ever end.


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Tags: my_fic, original_fiction, poem, real lj idol

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