Bonfire

Funeral pyre

Stick by rigid stick
A wall built around my heart
Impenetrable

True love’s red, hot heat
Passionate, tempestuous
Ignited a blaze

A bonfire lit
Funeral pyre piled high
With old hurts and pain

Raising from the ash
A new heart tempered by flame
Indestructible

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