Level Six Fire Hazard

Tania Braukamper
Apr 3, 2018 · 1 min read

I’m a level six fire hazard
Rating: catastrophic
Defence is futile
For your survival, leave now

The fire hawks drop bombs
Igniting me
Igniting a rage that electrifies
The dry and formal air

Between us, my glare
Is thermonuclear
I’m a fiery inferno
I’m a level six tornado

And you — all knowing and kind
Shielding your eyes
I want to bully you into the corner of this poem
And leave you there
To burn

Poets Unlimited

Six Years of poetry-only publishing, PoetsUnlimited was a diverse, engaging and authentic poetry magazine. For most of that time a daily publication, it was always diverse and original, and free-to-read by all.

Tania Braukamper

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Loves words, takes pictures. Is an accidental tornado of disaster.

Poets Unlimited

Six Years of poetry-only publishing, PoetsUnlimited was a diverse, engaging and authentic poetry magazine. For most of that time a daily publication, it was always diverse and original, and free-to-read by all.

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