Evening Embers



Evening embers, stirred

slow and deliberate

as the fire burns low,

afterglow of warmth


Talk turns contemplative,

each staring into

coals of yesterday, where

memories dance in flickers


Carefully turning

marshmallow clouds

so they don’t

go up in flames


27 comments on “Evening Embers

  1. Debbie says:

    Outstanding , Melody!! Thank you!

  2. lylekrahn says:

    I love watching fire so this connected with me.

  3. Gallivanta says:

    I like that carefully turning! A delicate situation, easily ruined.

  4. Wonderful imagery, loved it!

  5. Robert Rife says:

    Evocative. Great word pictures here, Melody.

  6. AnnaLinnehan says:

    We love sitting around the camp fire! Very mesmerizing…

    • melodylowes says:

      One of my favourite ways to spend my summer evenings is to sit by a fire and enjoy the reflections that come so naturally when watching those magical flames. Thank you!

  7. I love “memories dance in flickers”–and “marshmallow clouds”, yummmmm!

  8. russtowne says:

    I love every line of it Melody. It just kept getting better!

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