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  • I would rather be a fire in the darkness
    Than a celebrity lightbulb beaming
    Out its own self-congratulation.

    A pillar of fire, lighting a path
    Between heaven and earth.

    Turn sideways, and it is a stream,
    A beam, a river of sorts. Red rivulets
    Running upwards, downwards.

    A tornado. A pillar.
    Not a lightbulb, winking cheekily at its own
    Humour. A bald bulb. A bad comedian.
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