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  • because fire is most certainly
    someone's child
    the act of its creation is so often called
    in particular

    on other occasions
    flames carry connotations
    gods never intended
    but adam
    was assigned said tasks
    of saying
    what the animals would be named
    and perhaps gave descriptions to accompany
    the beasts
    including both fire and humanity
    along with
    the furry, feathered, gilled and scaly

    after all,
    to be first does not guarantee brilliance
    * * *
    what did the fault lines mess up this time when trembling
    until torn
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