Wednesday, June 26, 2013

A Match

Stanley Kubrick for Look Magazine, 1949

You can't work the wilderness
without fire.
It's instinct to crave
heat and light.
In this wilderness without fire,
we all need a match.

A Magpie Tale

19 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

This is as accurate a description of the human condition as I have ever read.

Sylvia K said...

Ah, I do agree with Kerry!!! Accurate description indeed!!

Susie Clevenger said...

Oh yes, so true!

Fireblossom said...

Ain't it the truth. Life would be dull and drab without my match!

Brian Miller said...

a little fire paves the way for new growth as well...smiles.

Mary said...

Yes, we do indeed!

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Buddah Moskowitz said...

This is my kind of romantic poem. Ah, amour!

kaykuala said...

Lights light up our lives! How true it is! Nicely MZ

Hank

Helen said...

Making fire ... the only way to survive on the island, or in the wilderness.

happygirl said...

Match, fire, crave. Yeah, we need all that.

Lorraine said...

Powerful, unfortunately most matches don't work Mama Zen

Other Mary said...

This wilderness...yes, so true.

Margaret said...

...I'm so jealous of this one!

Just perfect in my eyes.

Manicddaily said...

Terrific. k.

Helena said...

Sparking up the truth here. Well done!

Sara McNulty said...

Briefly stated to cover an era. Well done.

izzy said...

My life for a lighter !
or two- :)

Tess Kincaid said...

Absolutely!