Written Word: “The Fire”

by | Nov 2023

Fire in Fireplace

Pexels/Taryn Elliott

The Fire

The fire warms my toes
The heat still continually grows
The fire warms my tired self
The heat creeps up the shelf
The fire slowly dies
And the smoke starts to rise
And I call to my mother with my deep desire:
Mother, could you please relight the fire?

Imogen Van Zee is 11 years old and lives in Maple Grove. She enjoys reading, sports and playing with her family.


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